Barbara S. Cole, nee Comins

Barbara Cole

Barbara S. Cole, nee Comins, age 75 of La Grange Park. Loving daughter of Stanley Comins, Sr. and Henrietta Comins, nee Hoffman; beloved mother of Mark Cole and Mike Cole; dear grandmother of Sophie Cole; dear sister of Gloria (David) Etzion and the late Stanley Comins, Jr.; dear aunt of two nephews. Funeral & 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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Maureen Bigane, nee Dust

Maureen Bigane

Maureen Bigane, nee Dust, age 69 of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of James Bigane; dear sister of Margaret (Bill) Brummel, Michael (Laurie) Dust, Dan (Nancy) Dust and the late Art (Cindy) Dust; dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Memorial Gathering Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10 A.M. to Time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Private. Information at 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com.

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William G. Yena

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William G. Yena, age 85 of La Grange Park.  Husband of Jean M. Yena, nee Vorphal; father of John (Mary) Yena, Nancy Yena, Larry (Peggy) Yena and Barbara Yena; grandfather of Michael (Kiley) Yena, Matthew (Megan) Yena, Mark Yena, Steven (Stephanie) Yena and Casey (Michael) Stahl; great grandfather of Griffin, Hunter and William Yena; brother of Richard (Phyllis) Yena.  Funeral and Interment Private.  Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.  Information at 708-485-2000 or… Read complete obituary here

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Raymond “Bud” F. Vavra

Raymond Vavra

Raymond “Bud” F. Vavra, age 92, of LaGrange Park, IL. WWII Marine Veteran. Beloved husband of 68 years to the late MaryAnne Vavra, nee Bilek; fond father of Thomas Vavra, Patricia (Brian) Duffy, Barbara (Remo) Fantozzi and Debra (Robert) Wysocki; dear grandfather “Pa” of Brian (Caitlin) Wysocki, Brad (Lindsay) Wysocki and Bree Wysocki; brother of Lorraine (Allen) Brown; brother-in-law of the late Norman (Agnes) Bilek and Eleanor (the late George) Balla; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday, September… Read complete obituary here

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Steven N. “Guido” Smrt

Steven Smrt

Steven N. “Guido” Smrt, age 71 of Brookfield. Vietnam Navy Veteran. Beloved husband of Suzanne K. “Kim” Smrt, nee Frischkorn; loving father of Joshua (Diana) Smrt, Ashley (Brian) Long, Zachary (Carrie) Smrt, Molly (Derek) Siegel and Julia (Nikolai) Espinosa; papa of Conlin Long, Mack Long, Boden Long, Jackson Smrt, Anya Smrt, Finnian Long, James Smrt and Sasha Smrt; brother of Michael Smrt, Cindy (Bernie) Frank and the late Richard Smrt; and great friend to many. His laugh was contagious as well… Read complete obituary here

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Peggy Orolin, nee Rimmer

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Peggy Orolin, nee Rimmer, age 88 of Summit. Loving mother of John (Barbara) Orolin and the late Kathy (Gary) Barnard; grandmother of Barry Darling, David (Agniezska) Darling, Kristy (Joe) Carlstrom, Kaitlyn Orolin, Mindy Orolin and Timothy Orolin; great-grandmother of Joshua Darling, Andrew Darling, Nicole Darling, Johnathan Darling and Kaylee Carlstom. Funeral and Interment Private. Interment Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Ann B. Kahovec, nee Jakobik

Ann Kahovec

Ann B. Kahovec, nee Jakobik, age 97, of North Riverside. Beloved wife of the late Otto Kahovec; fond mother of Patricia (Gerald) Kaduk and Geraldine Powell; grandmother of Laura (Mark) Michel, Timothy (Lea) Powell, Matthew (Christine ) Brennan, Kymberly (Tom) Koch, Todd (Maureen) Powell and Michael (Heidi Klauser) Brennan; great-grandmother of Kristina Michel, Adam Michel, Patrick Brennan, Mariah Michel, Megan Brennan, Cole Michel, Jackson Powell, Caden Brennan, Callie Brennan, Carly Brennan, Owen Powell, Connor Koch and Wyatt Powell; sister of… Read complete obituary here

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Rita M. Ruklic, nee Kearney

Rita Ruklic

Rita M. Ruklic, nee Kearney, age 90, of La Grange Park, formerly of Berwyn. Beloved wife of the late Leonard M. Ruklic; dear sister of Celeste E. (the late James A.) Johnstone and the late Eleanor K. (the late Leo E.) Bovy. Visitation Monday, September 12, 2016, 11 A.M. to time of Service 12 Noon at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Interment private Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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William J. Becker, Jr.

William J. Becker Jr.

William J. Becker, Jr., age 71, of La Grange Park. Vietnam War Navy Veteran. Retired Captain La Grange Park Fire Dept. Beloved husband of Maureen F. Becker, nee Petrone; loving father of Brianne R. (Scott) Blunk; dear grandfather of Sophia Blunk and Mira Blunk; brother of Robert (Pamela) Becker, Kathleen (Michael) Kimen and the late Gary Becker; step brother of Garry Wallace and Gregg Wallace; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Memorial Gathering, Monday, September 12, 2016, 4 P.M. to… Read complete obituary here

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Duilio “Duke” Peter Sorini

Duilio Sorini

Duilio “Duke” Peter Sorini, age 93, of La Grange Park, formerly of Brookfield. Beloved husband of the late Norma Ann Sorini, nee Mazzetti; loving father of Paulette Sorini and Ron (Desiree Tucker-Sorini); grandfather of Jeff (Margaret) Pigatto, Dana (Brett) Sharrett, Kirk (Mandy) Pigatto, Christopher, Leah and Marissa Sorini, and great grand-children Tommy, Charlie and Frannie Pigatto, Hunter, Sadie and Ava Sharrett, Abbie, Ben and Max Pigatto. An only child, Duke, was born in Chicago on November 6, 1922, just months… Read complete obituary here

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