James “Jim” R. Van Wyck

James “Jim” R. Van Wyck, Vietnam Army Veteran, age 68, of Broadview. Beloved husband of Maxine Van Wyck, nee Stamper; devoted father of Chris (Jennifer) Van Wyck and Michele (Dan) Mohica; step father of Melissa (Sean) Graham and Michael Somone; grandfather of Matthew, Julia, Olivia, Gabby, Ava and Isabella; Brother of Patricia (Ralph) D’Anza. Memorial Visitation Friday, October 20, 2017 from 11 A.M. to time of Service 1 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street,… Read complete obituary here

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William R. Nantus

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William R. Nantus, age 94 of Brookfield. US Army WWII Veteran. Dear father of Christopher (Karen) Nantus. Funeral and Interment Private. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Information at 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Renee Dino Olano, nee Dino

Renee Dino Olano, nee Dino, age 85 of Adrian, MI., formerly of St. Augustine, FL and North Riverside, IL. Beloved wife of Arturo SB Olano; fond mother of Christie (Dana) Brown, Anna Marie Rokicki, Arturo (Sharon) Olano, Jr., Gregorio (Denise) Olano, Servillano Olano III and Raymond (Erika) Olano; dear grandmother of Jonathan Rokicki, Ashleigh (Cody) Sackett, Alexandra (Ryon) Barker, Austin Olano, Stephanie Rokicki, Andraya (Wilson) Bunton, Benjamin Olano, Schylar Rokicki, Justin Rokicki, Sophia Olano, Sera Olano; great grandmother of Meigha… Read complete obituary here

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Gladys L. Mangaras

Gladys L. Mangaras, nee Richlen, age 93 of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late William Mangaras, Sr.; fond mother of Donna (Arthur) Kaucher, the late William (Anna) Mangaras, Jr. and the late Robert Mangaras; grandmother of Nicholas Kaucher, Samantha (Donnie) Orseno, Ryane Kaucher and Kevin Freeman; great grandmother of Donnie Orseno and Giuliana Orseno; sister in law of George Mangaras. Visitation Wednesday, October 11, 2017, from 9 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445… Read complete obituary here

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Estelle H. Myszczak, nee Mical

Estelle H. Myszczak, nee Mical, age 100 of Port Richey, FL, formerly of North Riverside, IL. Beloved wife of the late Edward V. Myszczak; fond mother of Donald (Eva) Myszczak-Brandon and Dennis J. (late wife Nancy) Twarog, grandmother of Jason (Nikki), Christie (Andrew), Michelle, Greg (Kathy), Mark (Lori) and Heather; great grandmother of Zoey, Ainsley, Audrey and Caitlin and Kaitlin; sister of late Wanda Wiezorek; aunt of Patricia (late husband Chuck), Brian, Craig, (Jennifer), Pamela, Carey, Rebecca, and Rick. Visitation… Read complete obituary here

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Adella Zjawinski, nee Blazaich

Adella Zjawinski, nee Blazaich, age 90, of Western Springs. Loving wife of the late Raymond Zjawinski. Visitation Monday, October 9, 2017, 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 9:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL. Funeral Tuesday 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park, Mass 10 A.M. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Wayne K. Pinnau

Wayne K. Pinnau, age 80, of Broadview. Beloved husband of RuthAnn Pinnau, nee McCutcheon of 56 years; devoted father of Glenn (Joy) Pinnau and Dawn (Brad) Hanen; doting grandfather of Jessica Zuba, Justin Hanen and Kyle Hanen; brother of the late Gertrude (the late Russel) Nothnagel, and the late Grace (the late Leonard) Thielsen; brother-in-law to Michael (Nancy) McCutcheon and loving uncle to Michelle (David) Petersen and Cassie Petersen and Gary McCutcheon, Mike McCutcheon and Jon McCutcheon; loving uncle to… Read complete obituary here

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Robert M. Grimes

Robert M. Grimes, age 87, of Clarendon Hills formerly of Brookfield. Born in Ft. Dodge, IA; attended LaVergne Grammar School, Morton High School and Morton Jr. College. Predeceased by his wife Blanche Grimes, nee Bolek; his mother Lois Kolbrek, nee Jensen, his father Edward Grimes who died in a Prisoner of War Camp in WWII and his brother Jack who was killed in WWII. Bob is survived by his daughters Cheryl (Greg) Feltz, Kathleen (David) Dvorak, Connie Vizek, Barbara DiMonte;… Read complete obituary here

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Erika E. Kaye, nee Hromek

Erika E. Kaye, nee Hromek, age 90 of Aurora, formerly of North Riverside. Beloved mother of Linda (Mark) Seikel; fond grandmother of Matthew and Kate Seikel; dear sister of Elvira “Elvy” Hromek and the late Otto Hromek; caring aunt of Susan (Richard) Hebert and Diane (Cal) Sawyer. Visitation Monday, September, 25, 2017, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Lying in State, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 9:30 A.M. to time of… Read complete obituary here

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Mildred Brydl Schalk

Mildred Agnes Brydl Schalk, age 90, a long-time resident of La Grange Park, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. She was born May 21, 1927, in Chicago to Lillian and Frank Brydl. Mildred graduated from Riverside-Brookfield High School in the Class of 1945, in the upper 10% of her class. She resided for 25 years each in Brookfield, Brenwood Estates in Naperville and La Grange Park. She was a supervisor for the Bell System Center for Technical Education in… Read complete obituary here

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