Lillian “Martini” Martinelli

Lillian Martinelli

Lillian “Martini” Martinelli, age 93, of La Grange Park. WW II Navy Veteran, WAVES. Beloved daughter of the late Nicole Martinelli and Ottavina Martinelli, nee Pellegrini; Dear sister of the late Lydia Novelli; fond aunt of nieces and nephews; great aunt of three nieces.  Visitation Saturday, September 28, 2013, from 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Saturday 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park, Mass 10… Read complete obituary here

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James J. Podczerwinski

James Podczerwinski

James J. Podczerwinski, age 63, of Fremont, CA., formerly of Chicago. Beloved son of the late Stanley J. “Hack” Podczerwinski. and Stephanie A. Podczerwinski, nee Zolnierczyk; dear brother of Barbara T. Podczerwinski; cousin of many. Visitation Saturday, September 28, 2013, 10:30 AM to time of Service 12 Noon at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Entombment Private Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Stickney. Memorials appreciated to The American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. Information… Read complete obituary here

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Randolph M. Patula

Randy Patula

Randolph M. Patula, age 46 of Hinsdale. Beloved father of Hannah Patula; loving son of Edward F. Patula and Donna L. Patula, nee Smith; fond brother of Richard Patula, Leslie (David) Trout, Denise Thrasher and Daniel (Jodie) Patula; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, September 13, 2013, 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and Saturday, September 14, 2013, 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Saturday, 9:30 A.M. to St.… Read complete obituary here

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Steven Skrha

Steve Skrha

Steven Skrha, age 89, of Oak Brook, IL. WW II Marine Veteran. Wounded May 1945, Okinawa. Beloved husband Mildred Skrha, nee Pavlovic; fond father of Sherry (Tom) Pfaender and Candace (Donald ) Brands; dear grandfather of Lauren (Mark) Felton and Bryan Pfaender; brother of the late John Skara; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, September 12, 2013, 5 P.M. to time of Service 7 P.M. and Friday, September 13, 2013, 12:30 P.M. to time of procession to Cemetery… Read complete obituary here

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Otto Svoboda

Otto Svoboda

Otto Svoboda, age 93, WWII Navy Veteran, of Berwyn, IL.  Beloved husband of the late Hazel Svoboda, nee Neumann; dear father of Chris Svoboda; fond grandfather of Cheri Svoboda; great-grand father of Aiden Christopher Bolyn; brother of the late Rose Wiley, Rudy Svoboda, Jerry Svoboda, George Svoboda, Ann Jacobsen and Jimmy Svoboda; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, September 12, 2013, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Friday, September 13, 2013, 10:30 A.M. to 11 A.M. at Hitzeman… Read complete obituary here

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Mary S. Cakanic

Mary Cakanic

Mary S. Cakanic, age 85, of La Grange, formerly of Chicago. Beloved daughter of the late Peter Cakanic Sr. and Mary Cakanic, nee Kalany; dear sister of Clara Gorek and Peter Cakanic Jr.; fond aunt of Paul Cakanic, Vince Gorek and Carol Anderson; great-aunt of Marc Cakanic and Petrina Mladenovski, Christina Anderson, and Michelle Anderson; great-great aunt of Zachary Mladenovski. She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Croation Church and sang in the choir for many years. Visitation Saturday,… Read complete obituary here

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Evelyn A. Wanderer, nee Norbrock

Evelyn Wanderer

Evelyn A. Wanderer, nee Norbrock, age 91, of Brookfield, formerly of Oak Park. Beloved wife of the late Walter M. Wanderer; fond mother of Walter Wanderer, Arthur (Ruth Ann) Wanderer,  Philip (Debra) Wanderer and Douglas (Laurie) Wanderer; dear grandmother of 10; great-grandmother of 7; sister of the late Laura ( late Christian) Bockelmann. Visitation Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Will lie in state Wednesday, September 11,… Read complete obituary here

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Frank Kouba

Frank Kouba

Frank Kouba, age 92, of Brookfield. Beloved husband of Ann Kouba, nee Siri; fond father of Paul (Nancy) Kouba, Michael Kouba and Daniel (Michele) Kouba; dear grandfather of Danielle Kouba, Christina Kouba and Thomas Kouba; brother of five.  Cremation Private. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.  Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Roger A. Honsa

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Roger A. Honsa, age 60, of LaGrange Park. Beloved son of Ruth Honsa; dear dad of Amanda (William) Ebe, Christine (Jay) Welborn; fond grandfather of William Ebe, Gwyneviere Ebe, Rhiannon Ebe, Madelyn Welborn and Louise Welborn; brother to Daniel (Joan) Honsa. Funeral and Interment Private. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Information at (708) 485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Rita Mae Arrigoni

Rita Mae Arrigoni

Rita Mae Arrigoni, age 86, of Brookfield.  Beloved sister of Georgene Puccini, and the late Lucille Ball,and Jerry Arrigoni; dear daughter of the late George Arrigoni and Mary Arrigoni, nee Ahr; fond aunt and great aunt of many nieces and nephews; cousin to many.  Visitation Friday, September 6, 2013, 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and Saturday, September 7, 2013, 9:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield.  Funeral Saturday 9:30 A.M. to St.… Read complete obituary here

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