Selma M. Manaois, nee Meyer

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Selma M. Manaois, nee Meyer, age 100 of La Grange. Beloved wife of the late Perfecto Manaois; loving mother of the late Raymond (Virginia) Manaois; dear grandmother of Selma ( Steve) Martin, Jane (Eddie) Manaois-Martinez, Roger (Phyllis) Manaois and Rick (Sally) Manaois; dear great grandmother of Sherrie (Gene) Smith, Shellie (Pete Efstathiou) Scott, Raymond (Stacy) Campbell, Richard (Melissa) Yednak, Ronald (Jen) Yednak, Annette (Jon) Taylor, Lisa Yednak, John (Jackie) Freeman, Andrew (Ashley) Manaois and Ryan Manaois; aunt of many nieces… Read complete obituary here

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Thomas Patrick Nyhan, Jr.

Thomas P. Nyhan, Jr.

Thomas Patrick Nyhan, Jr., of La Grange Park, IL, passed away suddenly on May 21, 2016 at the age of 45. He was the best husband in the world to Loretta Nyhan, nee Roach, and the kindest, most loving father to Dan and Jack, of whom he was very proud. He was so loved by his parents Tom, and Maureen Nyhan, nee Brennan, and his in-laws, Henry and Maxine Roach, nee Navarro. Dearest brother of Mike Nyhan, Erin (Alex) Sinvare,… Read complete obituary here

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Juan Carlos Mendez

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Juan Carlos Mendez, age 37 of Chicago. Beloved husband of Simona Mendez, nee Chavez; loving father of Maya and Aiden Mendez; dearest son of Leopoldo Mendez and Catalina Mendez, nee Vaca and son-In-law of George Chavez Sr. and Kathleen Chavez, nee Masterson; dear brother of Raul (Ines) Mendez and Victor (Veronica) Mendez and brother-In-law of Stacey Chavez, Selena (Ruben) Arreola and George Chavez Jr.; dear uncle of Suzanna, Javier, Angelica, Aaron, Samantha, Mark, Nicolas, Nathan, Natalie, Max, Leilani and Bruno;… Read complete obituary here

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Howard J. Weber

Howard Weber

Howard J. Weber, age 91, WWII Army Veteran, of Brookfield. Beloved husband of the late Emily V. Weber, nee Vicich; dear father of Diane (John) Dorothy, Thomas J. (Lynda) Weber and Cathy (Larry) Lakomy; dear grandfather of Erik Dorothy, Nina Weber and Alex Lakomy. Visitation Friday, May 20, 2016, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, May 21, 2016, 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Saturday to St.… Read complete obituary here

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Elfa R. Mellor, nee Di Domenico

Elfa Mellor

Elfa R. Mellor, nee Di Domenico, age 92, of La Grange Park. Beloved mother of Victor (Linda) Mellor and Michelle Mellor Di Domenico; fond grandmother of Anthony (Annie) Marola; dear great grandmother of Logan Anthony Marola; dear sister of Alice Caputo, the late Rose Serritello and Samuel “Dee” Di Dominico; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, May 19, 2016, 10:30 A.M. to Time of Service 11:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL… Read complete obituary here

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Wanda Korzenko, nee Olejnik

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Wanda Olejnik Korzenko, a resident of LaGrange Park, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2016. A Polish national, she was born on March 9, 1929. Fluent in Polish and English while literate in Russian and German, her four languages echoed her history of 87 years. Her childhood spanned a happy pre-war family life in Poland where mushroom and berry picking were her joys. WWII found her at first, occupied by Soviet forces then taken into a forced labor program on… Read complete obituary here

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Virginia L. Knapp, nee Mallinckrodt

Virginia Knapp

Virginia L. Knapp, nee Mallinckrodt, age 96 of LaGrange Park. Loving wife of the late Rev. George Knapp; loving mother of George “Barry” (Cary) Knapp, Joan (DeWayne Enyeart) Knapp, Keith Knapp, Cheryl (Sue Whitfield) Knapp and Gayle (Patrick Peloso) Knapp; dear grandmother of Jennifer (Greg Eicher) Kelly, Shannon Knapp, Mary (Wayan Kresna Yasa) Knapp, Michael (Karissa) Knapp, David Enyeart, Elizabeth Enyeart, Michael Peloso and Georgia Knapp; proud great-grandmother of Brandon Skinner, Sidley Knapp and Cameron Phillips. Beloved daughter of the… Read complete obituary here

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Marjorie May Braun, nee Pedersen

Marjorie Braun

Marjorie May Braun, nee Pedersen, age 93 of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late William H. Braun; loving mother of Debbie Braun and Paul (Helen) Braun; dear grandmother of Elizabeth (Jim) Dempsey, Lauren and Matthew Braun; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Memorial Gathering May, 24, 2016, 7 P.M. at the Christ Presbyterian Church, 2350 S 8th Ave, North Riverside, IL 60546. Interment Private. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Memorials appreciated to… Read complete obituary here

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Vincent A. Caccamo

Vincent Caccamo

Vincent A. Caccamo, Age 53, of Lyons. Beloved husband of Tammy L. Caccamo, nee Rudman; dear son of Stella A. Caccamo, nee Dodaro and the late Vincent J. Caccamo; dear brother of Mickie (Rich) Callahan and Barbara (Jim) Camerano; brother-in-law of Kim (Frank) Eraci and Ric (Tracey) Rudman; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, May 5, 2016, from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Friday, May 6, 2016, from 10:30 A.M. to Time of Service 11 A.M. at… Read complete obituary here

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Evelyn M. Pokorny, nee Sharpe

Evelyn Pokorny

Evelyn M. Pokorny, nee Sharpe, age 81 of Broadview. Beloved wife of the late Bob V. Pokorny; fond mother of Peggy (Phil) Pender and Robert Pokorny; dear grandmother of Brittney Pender. Funeral & Interment Private. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL. 60513. Information at 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com. Evelyn Served as a Police Matron for 40 years and will be donating her remains for science.

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