Georgene Puccini, nee Arrigoni

Georgene Puccini

Georgene Puccini, nee Arrigoni, age 88, of North Riverside. Beloved wife of the late Frank Puccini, fond mother of Donna Jean Puccini, Larry (Barbara) Puccini, Frank (Mary) Puccini, Laura Konopasek and the late Francy (Mike) Palenik; dear grandmother of Jason (Carla) Puccini, Kaycee (Dan) Coles, Amy (Randy) Merkel, Rebecca (Jake) Allen, Michael Palenik, Jennifer Puccini, Mark Palenik and Anthony Puccini; great grandmother of Evan Puccini, Molly Merkel, Austin Coles, Abigail Merkel, Benjamin Coles, Aubrey Merkel, Chase Coles and Brooks Allen;… Read complete obituary here

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Marlene L. Ewald, nee Wageman

Marlene Ewald

Marlene L. Ewald, nee Wageman, age 82. Resident of Brookfield for 64 years. Beloved wife of John “Jack” H. Ewald for 64 years. Dear friends of Phil, Karen, Andy and Nick Kedzuch. LaSalle Bank Mortgage Broker for many years. Visitation Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Thursday, August 25, 2016, 9:30 A.M. to 10 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Thursday 10 A.M. Interment Acacia Park Cemetery. Information… Read complete obituary here

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Ann Kurhayez, nee Zeman

Ann Kurhayez

Ann Kurhayez, nee Zeman, age 101, of Seminole, FL., formerly of Berwyn. Beloved wife of the late Frank Kurhayez, Sr., fond mother of Frank Kurhayez, Jr.; dear grandmother of Jeffery (Laura) Kurhayez and Jillian (James) Collins; great grandmother of Jake, Abby, Arden and Courtney. Visitation, Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from 10 A.M. to Time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Bohemian National Cemetery. Ann was a Proof Department Supervisor,… Read complete obituary here

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Chester Knapczyk

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, age 79 of La Grange. Army Veteran. Beloved husband of Janet Knapczyk, nee Clark; fond father of Richard (Annette) Knapczyk, Robert Knapczyk, Ronald (Deanna) Knapczyk and Kelly (Brandon) Klein; loving grandfather of Sarah (Andrew) Panchenko, Emily Knapczyk, Jason, Knapczyk, Jaclyn Knapczyk, Joshua Klein and Evan Klein; dear brother of Rosalie Kowalski, Frank Knapczyk, Helen Lawerence and the late Josephine Knapczyk, Della Knapczyk, Joann Colella, Elonor Stasi, Alvin Knapczyk and Annie Fron. Visitation Thursday, August 25, 2016, 11 A.M. to… Read complete obituary here

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Margaret M. Foster, nee Molitor

Margaret Foster

Margaret M. Foster, nee Molitor, age 96. Over 88 year resident of LaGrange Park. Cherished wife and best friend of the late Alfred J. Foster; devoted mother of Charles (Cathy) Foster and Joanne Foster; beloved grandmother of Ricky (Rhiannon) Perez, Robert (Shannon) Perez, Ryan Perez, Kelly (Shawn) Looper and Michael (Jessica) Foster; proud great grandmother of Alexandrea Perez, Zachary Looper, Ayden Perez, Tyler Looper, Gabriel Perez, Madison Foster, Dylan Foster and Michael Perez; sister of the late Frederick (the late… Read complete obituary here

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Christopher A. Stach

Christopher Stach

Christopher A. Stach, age 64, of Brookfield, IL. Beloved son of Otto P. Stach and the late Norma J. Stach, nee Honig; fond brother of Patricia M. Urasky, Elizabeth J. Travis, Timothy C. (Beth) Stach, John P. (Christine) Stach, PaulJ. (Stacy) Stach and the late Kathryn J. Roark; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, August 19, 2016, from 4:00 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, August 20, 2016, 10:30 A.M. to 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd.… Read complete obituary here

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Marilyn Appino, nee Baker

Marilyn Appino

Marilyn Appino, nee Baker, age 85 of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Reynold Appino, fond mother of Bruce (Cheryl) Appino and Carol (the late Joseph) Hynes; dear grandmother of Tyler Appino, Lizzy Hynes and Stephen Hynes; sister of the late Walter (Josephine) Baker and Betty Domzalski Hartman; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, August 19, 2016, 10:30 A.M. to Time of Service 11:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL… Read complete obituary here

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Marlene J. Slifka, nee Godsel

Marlene Slifka

Marlene J. Slifka, nee Godsel, age 77, of Riverside. Beloved wife of the late Robert Edward Slifka; loving mother of Suzanne (Gordon) Marsh; dear grandmother of Molly Marsh and Finnegan Marsh; fond sister of Eileen (the late Jerry) Buric; sister-in-law of the late Rosemarie (Kenneth) Zolecke, Eleanore (Louis) Lewis and Dorothy Slifka; aunt of Marlene (Mark) Searle and Scott (Jennifer) Buric. Visitation Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Wednesday, August 17 , 2016, 8:15 A.M. to… Read complete obituary here

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Julie Bates

Julie Bates

Julie Bates, age 47 of Brookfield. Loving daughter of her late parents Jo Ann & John Immekus and Charles Bates, beloved sister of Mark (Debbie) Bates, J.J. Bates, Jeff (Jean) Bates, Jen (the late Kevin) Reynolds, Paul (Kimberly) Bates and Joe Bates; dearest aunt of Matt Bates, Peter (Diana) Bates, Jessica Bates, Nathan Bates, Luke Bates, Collette (Matt) Jurek, Katelyn Reynolds and Cory Reynolds; dear friend of Mark Yurkiw. Julie passed suddenly doing what she loved, caring for others and… Read complete obituary here

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Lydia Farrell, born Kengris

Lydia Farrell

Lydia Farrell, born Kengris of Brookfield. Loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully with family at her side on Friday, August 5, 2016 at the age of 73. Lydia is survived by her husband of 52 years, Leonard Farrell; her son Len Farrell, son Richard Farrell and daughter Laura Kizman, along with 8 beautiful grandchildren; Madison, Sean, Jack, Ava, Mia, Ella, Hanna and Evan. Lydia will be remembered by her absolute devotion to raising her 3 children and the… Read complete obituary here

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