James M. Greene

American FlagJames M. Greene, age 87, of Riverside, Army Veteran Korean War. Beloved husband of 63 years to Margaret M. Greene, nee Hefferon; fond father of Kathleen (John) Zydek and Mary (Ken) Mottet; dear grandfather of Christopher Schultz; great grandfather of Tyler; dear brother of Barbara Greene, uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday, November 6, 2016, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Monday, November 7, 2016, 10:00 A.M. to Time of Service 10:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Past Commander, Ted Knusman Amvets Post 13 – Past Commander Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County – Past Commander Combined Veterans Association of Illinois – devoted 55 year volunteer at Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood. Past President St. Thomas Aquinas School Board (Austin neighborhood Chicago) 65 year member local 134 IBEW (and past Shop Steward) Recipient of CVA “Person of the Year” Award. Recipient of Illinois Amvet of the Year Award. Recipient of Four Chaplains Award. Medal of Service and Valor presented during South Korea revisit in 1986. Survived by many valiant American Veteran Brothers (and Sisters) in arms. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to Fisher House at Hines Hospital Maywood, IL. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com “I thought you would like to know.”

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  1. Stephenie Molise condolence:

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Mary. Love and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time.

    Love, Steph


  2. Pankaj and Kumar Tanna condolence:

    Our deepest sympathy and condolences.
    Bless his soul, RIP.
    God give you the strength to bear this dear loss going forward.


  3. Kathleen, Joe, Arthur and Valetie condolence:

    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. We hope that wonderful memories, friends and family will help with your loss.


  4. Rebecca L Giitter condolence:

    Dear Marge,Cathy,Mary and family. I am truly sad to hear that Jim is gone. I will always remember his smile and witty personality.

    Love,
    Rebecca (Jessica Lambert’s mother)


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