Therese L. Smajek , nee Czer

Therese Smajek

Therese L. Smajek , nee Czer, age 84, of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Edward Smajek; dear mother of Therese M. Smajek, Barbara H. Smajek and Cheryl (Michael) Wilferd; grandmother of Sherina Girardi, Diana Girardi, Maria Girardi, Michelle Wilferd; great grandmother of Vanessa Lange, Natalie Papa, Christina Figora and Raymond Figora; devoted sister of the late Chester Czer and the late Fred Czer. Visitation Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and Wednesday, January 28,… Read complete obituary here

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Gema J. Balice

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Gema J. Balice, nee Beck, age 65. Died Peacefully January 19, 2015, surrounded by much love, more than she’ll ever know. I love you mom and I wish you God speed. Love, Gina. 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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Charles R. Ressl

Charles Ressl

Charles R. Ressl, age 84, of Brookfield. Beloved husband of Olga M. Ressl, nee Novotny; fond father of Charles (Maria) Ressl, Daniel (Kathleen) Ressl, Michael (Carolyn) Ressl and Rev. Bill (Rev. Penny Taylor) Ressl; dear grandfather of Daniel (Vicky) Ressl, William (Iris) Ressl, Jan (Ajith) Ressl-Ramanathan, Rebecca Ressl, Haley Ressl and Mark Ressl; great-grandfather of Danial Ressl, Matina Ressl, Nicholas Ressl and Christopher Ressl; brother of Rose Kvicky; Visitation Monday, January 26, 2015, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Tuesday,… Read complete obituary here

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George J. Gonwa

George Gonwa

George J. Gonwa, age 89 of Lombard, WWII Navy Veteran. Graduate of Austin High School, Chicago 1941, B.S. Civil Engineering Northwestern University, Civil Engineer, Project Manager Ragnar Benson, Lester B. Knight, Gust K. Newburg, Tennis Competitor to age 80. Beloved husband of the late Darline R. Gonwa, nee Sears; fond father of Thomas A. (Mary Alice Westrick M.D.) Gonwa, M.D., Ruth M. (Mike) Hanratty, Charles J. (Grace) Gonwa, Steven G. (Terry) Gonwa, Mary S. Boylan, Richard J. (Marianne) Gonwa, Paul… Read complete obituary here

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Walter Thomas Lach

Walter Lach

Walter Thomas Lach of La Grange Park, WW II Army Veteran, entered eternal rest on January 19, at age 88. Survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Violet (Ranieri). Loving father of Christine (Eric Hinds) Lach, Carolyn (Peter) Richardson, Stephen Lach, and Eileen (Kevin Kamholz) Lach. Adored grandfather of Kristin Budreck, Michael Budreck, Hilary Hinds, Andrew Hinds, Isabella Lach, Cooper Lach, Grace Kamholz and Emalee Kamholz. Loving brother of Alex (the late Stell) Lach, Evelyn (the late Art) Jurjovec,… Read complete obituary here

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Arlene M. Leventman

Arlene Leventman,

Arlene M. Leventman, nee McFarland, age 85, of La Grange Park. Loving wife of the late Stanley D. Leventman; fond aunt of Scott (Kathleen) Leventman, Alan (Jasmine) Leventman and Denice Leventman. Visitation Tuesday January 20, 2014, from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Wednesday January 21, 2014, from 10:30 A.M. to Time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to March of Dimes, 111… Read complete obituary here

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Anthony “Tony” J. Sinsky

Anthony Sinsky

Anthony “Tony” J. Sinsky, age 84, of Brookfield. Army Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Henrietta “Hank” M. Sinsky, nee Garcia; dear friend of Elaine Caracello; fond brother of Joseph (Gloria) Sinsky, the late Rudolph (Joan) Sinsky, and Edward (Joan) Sinsky; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, January 19, 2015, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Tuesday 9:30… Read complete obituary here

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Martin C. Esenther

Martin Esenther

Martin C. Esenther, age 89, of Brookfield. WWII US Navy Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Mary C. Esenther, nee Johnson; fond father of Thomas (Katherine) Esenther, Cort (Debra) Esenther, Emily (Rick) Genrich, Daniel (Linda) Esenther and the late Barbara (Lester) Wallace; grandfather of Zack (Dawn) Genrich, Willow (Brian) Haan, Missy (Lee) Econom, Logan Esenther, Brandon Esenther, Colby (Christine) Esenther, Jake Esenther and Joe Esenther; great-grandfather of 8. Memorial Gathering Saturday January 10, 2015, from 10 A.M. to Time of… Read complete obituary here

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Marian S. Greenenwald

Marian Greenenwald

Marian S. Greenenwald, nee Havira, age 88, of La Grange Park and formerly of Niles. Beloved wife of the late William Greenenwald; fond mother of Bill (Jan) Greenenwald and the late Steven Greenenwald, Gale Gibson; dear grandmother of Scott (Missy) Greenenwald, Leonard Greenenwald, Matthew Greenenwald, Kari (Greg) Palmier, Tiffani Greenenwald, Justin Greenenwald and Brian (Allyson) Greenenwald; great grandmother of many; sister of the late Anna (Frank) Berta and John Havira; aunt of two nieces. Visitation Tuesday January 6, 2014, from… Read complete obituary here

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Gerald L. Wallenbecker Sr.

Gerald Wallenbecker

Gerald L. Wallenbecker Sr., age 86 of Brookfield. Army and Air Force Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Carol J. Wallenbecker, nee Zorich; fond father of Gerald (Loretta) Wallenbecker, Jr., Gloria (Guy) Hnojsky, Glen Wallenbecker and Greg (Sara) Wallenbecker; dear grandfather of Joseph Hnojsky, Thomas Hnojsky and Jack Wallenbecker; dear brother of R. John Wallenbecker, Wayne (Edith) Wallenbecker and the late William (Jane) Wallenbecker. Services and Interment Private. Memorials appreciated to American Diabetes Association, 55 E Monroe Street, Chicago, IL… Read complete obituary here

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