Patrick J. Colombo

Patrick J. Colombo, 98, of Clarendon Hills died May 20, 2021.

Patrick earned a degree in chemical engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology and an MBA at the University of Chicago. He went on to become a longtime chemical engineer at Standard Oil/Amoco. He was a proud World War II veteran.

Patrick enjoyed traveling with his wife, Jeanne, and their lifelong friends, Phil and Kay Raleigh. He was a volunteer at the Clarendon Hills Library, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Notre Dame Parish Food Pantry.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanne E. Colombo, nee Griffin; his children, Leah Bolek, Kevin Colombo, Janet (John) Lattmann and Valerie (Mike) Redlich; his grandchildren, Brian and Valerie (Jose Rangel) Bolek, Zachary (Amber), Patrick and Luke Lattmann, and Michael (Mika) Redlich; and his great-grandchildren, T.J. and Wesley Bolek and Patrick Lattmann.

He was preceded in death by his son, Rick (Pat) Colombo.

A funeral Mass was said May 26 at Notre Dame Church in Clarendon Hills.

Entombment was private at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online to Fisher House Foundation at

Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.