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Iconic Lombard grocery store Mr. Z's closes

Published: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 8:58 a.m. CDT
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(Matthew Piechalak)
The marquee sends a positive message to village residents outside an empty Mr. Z Supermarket, 401 S. Main St. in Lombard on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Matthew Piechalak – mpiechalak@shawmedia.com

LOMBARD – The parking lot of Lombard's independently owned grocery store, Mr. Z's, 401 S. Main St., stood empty all week after the business closed its doors Sept. 28.

The Zeidler family owned and operated the store from 1933 until it closed last week. Several Lombard residents spoke out on the store's Facebook page to share fond memories of the local grocery store and mourn it's closing.

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