Carol Jean Pignato, nee Moran

Carol Jean Pignato, nee Moran, age 82, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late Louis R. Pignato; loving mother of Carolyn Pignato, Phillip (Lisa) Pignato, Peg Pignato and (michael); adoring grandmother of Anthony Pignato, Michael (Kayla) Pignato, Fallon Kelly and Danny Pignato; great grandmother of Addison; sister of Richard Moran and the late Kevin Moran; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, June 11, 2018 from 2 P.M. to 9 P.M. and Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 10 A.M.… Read complete obituary here

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James Elmer Ceschke

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James Elmer Ceschke, age 86, Korean War Army Veteran, of LaGrange Park. Beloved husband of Roberta Ceschke, nee Cholewinski; loving father of Erica (Michael) Spolar; devoted grandfather of Haley Spolar and Emmett Spolar; brother of the late Eve (the late George) Ludacka. Services and Interment Private. Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Charlotte Hoerth Willig

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Charlotte Hoerth Willig, age 94, of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Elroy Willig; loving mother of Fredrick (Cheryl) Willig, Mark (Paula) Willig, Phil (Liz) Willig and Chris Willig; grandmother of Geoffrey (Sara) Willig, Erika (Mike) Hammer, Chris (Stephanie) Willig, Ben (Amanda) Willig, Randall Willig, Natalie (Ryan) Ebert and Zachary Willig; great grandmother of 11; sister of Alfred (Bette) Hoerth. Charlotte was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, La Grange, IL. Interment Private Glen Oak Cemetery, Hillside.… Read complete obituary here

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Peter Thomas Murphy

Peter Thomas Murphy, age 30, of La Grange Park. Loving son of Thomas Murphy and Mary Murphy, nee Kaspar; brother of Deanna Murphy and Joe Murphy; grandson of the late Henrietta and Robert Kaspar and the late John V. Murphy; nephew of Robert (Judy) Kaspar, William (Marianne) Kaspar, Bernadette (Raymond) Wojcik and the late Michael Kaspar; great nephew of the late Monica Orel; cousin of many; best buddy of Dan Szczesny. Pete loved music, especially the Beatles, motorcycle rides with… Read complete obituary here

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Ben Psenicka

Ben Psenicka, age 83, of LaGrange Park. Army Veteran. Beloved husband of Jean Psenicka, nee Papenfus; fond father of John (Deborah) Psenicka and Christopher (Bridget) Psenicka, Sr.; dear grandfather of Christopher Paul Psenicka, Jr., Cassandra Jean Psenicka, Kellan Botha, Daniel Botha, Caela Botha, Jillian Elizabeth Psenicka and Connor James Psenicka; brother of Millie (Dick) Kreager; the late Ann (Joe) Schreiber and the late Betty (Don) Weix; brother in law of John (Peg) Papenfus and the late Joan (Donald) Johnson; uncle… Read complete obituary here

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Andre’ B. Gagnon

Andre’ B. Gagnon, Vietnam Army Veteran, age 71, of La Grange.  Beloved husband Valerie Gagnon, nee Wean; fond father of Eric (Carissa) Gagnon and Sean (Lauren) Gagnon; dear grandfather of Connor Gagnon;  Memorial gathering on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 10 A.M. to time of Service 12 Noon at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Private.  Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Stanley F. Patek

Stanley F. Patek, age 62, of Brookfield. Extraordinary husband and best friend of Christine Patek, nee Vanerka; beloved son of Trudy Patek, nee Gajec and the late Joseph Patek, Sr.; cherished son-in-law of Robert and Frances Vanerka; loving brother of Joseph (Mary Anne) Patek, Mary (David) Leja and Jay (Diane) Moreno; brother-in law of John (Deborah) Vanerka; uncle of many nieces and nephews; godfather of seven; friend to many and inspiration to all who knew him. Stanley was the owner… Read complete obituary here

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Robert Spencer Gadbois

Robert Spencer Gadbois, age 75, of Chicago, Navy Veteran. Beloved husband of Claire Agnes Gadbois, nee Butkovich; fond brother of the late James (Margaret) Gadbois and the late Barbara Gadbois; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Friday, May 25, 2018 10 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment private. Memorials appreciated to your favorite charity.… Read complete obituary here

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Dennis Wernsing

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Dennis Wernsing, served as a Seabee in the U.S. Navy at the time of the Vietnam War,  Naval Veteran, age 83, of LaGrange Park.  Beloved husband of Barbara C. Wernsing, nee Erickson; devoted father of Kristine (Michael) Ryan, Dale R. (Mary) Wernsing, Tara Wernsing, step father of Carlina (Tim) Oswald, Bill (fiancé Jenn) Hurst; grandfather of  Jeffrey (Megan) Ryan, Mitchel Ryan, Sheyanne Ryan, Marisa Wernsing, Anthony Wernsing, Isabella Wernsing, Robert Jewell, Jeremy (Brittany) Jewell, Candace Jewell, Liam Hurst; great grandfather… Read complete obituary here

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Joseph William Krejci

Joseph William Krejci, age 25 of LaGrange Park. Beloved son of Margaret Krejci, nee Downes and the late John C. Krejci; dear brother of James Krejci; uncle of Alyssa Kainer and Riley Krejci; grandson of Ann (the late James) Downes and the late Ronald (the late Marianne) Krejci; nephew of Maralee (the late Chuck) Volchko, Susan (Robert) Oslak, Michael (Kathleen) Krejci, Barbara Krejci, Laura (Greg) Buck, Pat Downes, Cathy (Jesse) Castro, Cindy (John) Sabatino, Colleen (the late Johnnie Gagliardi and… Read complete obituary here

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