Mildred O’Toole, nee Macina

Mildred OToole

Mildred O’Toole, nee Macina, age 93, 59 – year resident of North Riverside, IL. Beloved wife of the late William H. O’Toole Jr.; proud mother of James (Gail) O’Toole, Eileen (John Sanders) O’Toole Sanders, John (Emma) O’Toole and William H. (Clare) O’Toole; proud grandmother of James O’Toole, Ryan O’Toole, Maegan O’Toole and Kailani Kathleen O’Toole. Visitation Friday, December 5, 2014, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd.,… Read complete obituary here

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Angela Episcopo, nee Sciacca

Angela Episcopo

Angela Episcopo, nee Sciacca, age 88, of Brookfield, formerly of Italy. Beloved wife of the late Antonino Episcopo; fond mother of Nick (Anna) Episcopo, Maria (Adelfo) Soto, Salvatore Episcopo and Joseph (Rebecca) Episcopo; dear grandmother of 11; great-grandmother of 15; sister of Marianna Rosa, Giuseppe Sciacca and the late Antonino Sciacca. Visitation Sunday, November 30, 2014, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Monday, December 1, 2014, 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street,… Read complete obituary here

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Amy B. Preston, nee Wagness

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Amy B. Preston, nee Wagness, age 92, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late John G. Preston; fond mother of Ron Preston, and the late Dennis (Christine) Preston; dear grandmother of Kristen Preston, Lauren Preston, Alison Preston, Lindsay Preston and John Preston; dear great grandmother of Colton Preston, Gavin Brown and Elliot Brown; sister of Milton (Gerry) Wagness, and the late Marion (Arthur) Van Ryzin, Verone (Leonard) Crawford. Interment Naperville Cemetery Saturday, December 13, 2014, at 10:30 A.M. Graveside. Arrangements… Read complete obituary here

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John W. Petrovicz

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John W. Petrovicz, age 69, of Broadview formerly of Brookfield. Vietnam War Veteran. Fond sister of Marian (Lyle Stock) Petrovich and Marjorie McFarland, uncle of Michael Stock, Andrew Stock, Michelle Wood and the late Cheryl (Reg) LaCour, Nephew of Louise Petrovich, Susan Pettigrew and Ernest Vlk. Funeral and Interment Private Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Riverside-Brookfield High School Graduate. Arrangment by Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Peter Joseph Stapleton

Peter Stapleton

Peter Joseph Stapleton, age 55, of Indian Head Park. Beloved son of the late Joseph Aloysius Stapleton and Lonita Mary Stapleton, nee Pytlik; fond brother of William Stapleton, Margaret Heggaton, Robert (Patti) Stapleton, Susan (Dale) Priban, Patti Zidlicky, Kathleen Stapleton and the late Mary Danalewich; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Wednesday 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac… Read complete obituary here

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Margaret “Peg” Maier, nee Gallery

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Margaret “Peg” Maier, nee Gallery, age 96, of La Grange Park, Beloved wife of the late Kenneth C. Maier Sr.; fond mother of Avita (Jim) McMahon, Ken (Katie) Maier and David (Marjorie) Maier; dear grandmother of 11; great-grandmother of 10. Monoday November 24, 2014, 8 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, Funeral Monday 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park, Mass 10 A.M. Interment private St. Mary Cemetery,… Read complete obituary here

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Gale R. Hruska

Gale Hruska

Gale R. Hruska, age 74, of LaGrange Park. Loving son of Stephanie Hruska, nee Durovec and the late Gale Hruska; dear brother of Carl F. (Judith) Hruska; uncle of Morgan Hruska, Nicole Hruska and Ryan (Leah Squires) Hruska; great uncle of Jacob Hruska and Rylea Hruska, Service and Interment Private. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Dorothy “Dee” Panko, nee Pandell

Dorothy Panko

Dorothy “Dee” Panko, nee Pandell, age 58, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late Steven Mark Panko; fond mother of Robert D. (Katie Grunow) Garapolo; sister of Gail (Joseph) Bartelt; aunt of Rita (Shawn) Ligeikis. Visitation Friday, November 21, 2014, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Lying in State Saturday, November 22, 2014, at 10:30 A.M. to Time of Service 11 A.M. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2317 Wolf Road, Hillside. Interment… Read complete obituary here

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Wayne S. Zavislak

Wayne Zavislak

Wayne S. Zavislak, age 77, of Countryside. Proud partner of Cicero Bottling Works “Bonnie Miss Beverages”. Beloved husband of Patricia Ann Zavislak, nee Wynne; fond father of Angela (Joe) Miller, Michael (Edeliza) Zavislak, Michelle (Steve) Zavislak-Barry; dear grampa of Trevor Miller, Samuel Miller, Harper Barry and the late Leyla Barry; brother of Karen Zavislak. Visitation Friday, November 21, 2014, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:15 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445… Read complete obituary here

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Carl M. Witt

Carl M. Witt

Carl M. Witt, age 81 of Brookfield, Air Force, Korean War Veteran. Beloved husband of Antoinette M. Witt, nee Gorecki; fond father of Carl A. (Mary) Witt, Carol (Michael) Hekr, Christopher (Hope) Witt and Claire (George) Cervenka; loving grandfather of Jenny (George) Paul, Cheryl (Murray) Moore, Melissa (Carlos) Ortiz, Adam (Tracy) Witt, Jessica (Scott) Kauth, Christine (Darren) Biggs, Andrew (Fiancé’s K.C. Skelton) Witt, Gail Cervenka, Benjamin (Steff) Witt, Amy Cervenka, Carly, (Abel) Handy, Casey Witt and Jacklyn Cervenka; great-grandfather of… Read complete obituary here

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