JoAnn L. Immekus, nee Mitchell

JoAnn L. Immekus, nee Mitchell, age 78, of Riverside. Loving wife of the late Charles E. Bates and John E. Immekus; precious mom of Mark (Debbie) Bates, J.J. Bates, Jeff (Jean) Bates, Jen (the late Kevin) Reynolds, Paul (Kimberly) Bates, Julie Bates and Joe Bates; dearest grandmother of Matt Bates, Peter (Diana) Bates, Jessica Bates, Nathan Bates, Luke Bates, Collette (Matt) Jurek, Katelyn Reynolds and Cory Reynolds. JoAnn spent much of her life devoted to her children and grandchildren. She was a medical transcriptionist for Loyola for 25 years and loved to travel the world. Visitation Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Thursday, November 19, 2015, 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL. Funeral Thursday 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park. Mass 10 A.M. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery.  Please omit flowers.  Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

Casey “Casper” Orvidas

American FlagCasey “Casper” Orvidas, age 87, of Riverside, IL. US Army Korean War Veteran. Beloved husband of Shirley, nee Spaitis; loving father of Edward (Mary Ann) Orvidas, Judy (Stephen) Pagliuca and Laura (Barrett) Orvidas-Adams; dear grandfather of Jenny (Edward) Orvidas-Kasaga, Joe (Felicia) Pagliuca, Joe Orvidas, Stephanie Pagliuca, Jesse Pagliuca, Nick Pagliuca, Casey Adams and Carolyn Adams; dear great grandfather of Ella Pagliuca; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, October 19, 2015, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Tuesday 9:30 A.M. to St. Marys Church, Riverside. Mass 10 A.M. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery. Information at 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

Elyse Anne Geldermann-Pesola

Elyse Anne Geldermann-Pesola, age 56, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of Michael Pesola, Sr.; fond daughter of Thomas A. Geldermann and Joan Geldermann, nee McHugh; loving God mother of Kathryn Geldermann, Michael (Emily) Williams, Hannah Geldermann, Lucy Happ and Bobby Murphy; loving step mother of Jason (Keri) Pesola, Joel Pesola, Michael (April) Pesola, Jr., Jessica Pesola and Nicholas Pesola; dear grandmother of six; dear sister of James J. (Vera) Geldermann, Nancy (David) Williams, Janet (James) Happ, Thomas G. Geldermann, Stephen R. (Carolyn) Geldermann, Katherine (Robert) Murphy and Robert (Dana) Geldermann; dear aunt of twenty four nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday July 29, 2015, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Thursday July 30, 2015, 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Thursday 9:30 A.M. to St. Mary’s Church, Riverside. Mass 10 A.M. Interment St. Francis de Sales Cemetery, Lake Geneva, WI. Information at 708-485-2000 or www.HItzemanFuneral.com

John W. Petrovicz

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

Anna Skaritka

Anna Skaritka, age 91, of Yorkville. Passed away July 7, 2014. Beloved wife of the late John Skaritka and the late Steve Skaritka; fond mother of John (Janet) Skaritka, Betty (Curtis) Mitchell and the late Anne (Edward) Guettler; dear grandmother of 8; great grandmother of 7. Visitation Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Lying in State Thursday, July 10, 2014, 9:30 A.M. to time of Service 10 A.M. at Sts. Peter & Paul Lutheran Church, 250 Woodside Road, Riverside, IL, 60546. Interment Bohemian National Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to Sts. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church. Information (708) 485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com.

LaVern Betty Jane Shutock, nee Krueger

LaVern Betty Jane Shutock, nee Krueger, age 83, of Riverside. Beloved wife of the late John Shutock; fond mother of Mark (Laura) Shutock; dear grandmother of Mark (Katharina) Shutock and Matthew Shutock; fond sister of Stanley (Dian) Krueger, the late Irma (the late Alvin) Ahrens, Bernice (the late Frank) Spirro, Galbreth Krueger, Carol (the late Robert) Lestina, Richard (the late Emily) Krueger, Lucille (the late Henry) Klingemann, Chuck (the late Josephine) Krueger, Frank (the late Anne) Krueger, Frances (Henry) Neumann, Danny (the late Eileen) Krueger, Winona (the late Everett) Ahrens and James (Elaine) Krueger; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, March 3, 2014, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 10:30 A. M. to 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Tuesday 11 A.M. Interment Glen Oak Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to your favorite charity in LaVern Betty Jane Shutock’s name. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

Charles T. Riedlinger

American FlagCharles T. Riedlinger, age 78 of Riverside. Vietnam Army Veteran. Beloved son of the late Edmund J. Riedlinger and Adele I. Riedlinger, nee Deering; fond brother of Mary A. (David E.) Nelson, the late Edmund Riedlinger, Adrienne Riedlinger, Charlotte Riedlinger and Joseph Riedlinger; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday March 3, 2014, 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Monday 11 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, LaGrange Park. Mass 11:30 A.M. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com.

Gertrude A. Charvat, nee Lewandowski

Gertrude A. Charvat, nee Lewandowski, age 96, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late Melvin J. Charvat; loving mother of Diane (Alan) Blazek, Linda (Ken) Poteracki and Sandra (Dan) Nowakowski; dear grandmother of Ken (Jodi) Blazek, Steven (Alison) Poteracki, David Blazek, Kristine (Mark) Czaplicki, Kevin (Tanya) Nowakowski, Lisa Wood, Kimberly (Dan) Monahan, Jim (Missy) Blazek and Pamela (John) Fegan; loving great-grandmother of 15; devoted sister of Laverne (George) Witt, John (Dolores) Lewan, the late Alex Lewandowski, Jane Duckett, Dominick Lewandowski, Eleanor Lewan, Irvin Lewandowski, Regina Mravik, Peter Lewandowski and Leonard Lewandowski; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, November 7, 2013, 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and Friday, November 8, 2013, 10:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Friday 11:00 A.M. to St. Mary’s Church, Riverside, Mass 11:30 A.M. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2211 North Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707 or American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

Arnold Proper

Arnold Proper, age 54 suddenly, of Riverside passed away on October 17, 2013. Beloved husband and best friend of Cindy, proud father of Nathan and Eric. Avid musky fisherman and Green Bay Packers fan. A celebration of Arnie’s life will be held at the Brookfield VFW Post #2868. Please join the Family between 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Sunday, October 27, 2013. All will meet to toast Arnie’s life, share stories, cocktails and food will be served. All friends and family are welcome to attend. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street., Brookfield. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

John Kozik

American FlagJohn Kozik, age 83, of Brookfield, winter resident of Boca Raton, FL. Korean War Army Veteran. Beloved husband of Annette Kozik nee Barich; dear father of Susan (Kelly) Jones, John Kozik and James (Denise) Kozik; loving grandfather of Sean Jones, Alison Jones, William Kozik and Claire Kozik; dear brother of Ludka Gergel. Visitation Friday, June 14, 2013, 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Will Lie in State Saturday, June 15, 2013, 11:00 A.M. to time of Service 11:30 A.M. at Sts. Peter & Paul Lutheran Church, Corner of 31st Street and Des Plaines Ave, Riverside. Interment Private. Memorials appreciated to Sts. Peter & Paul Lutheran Church, 250 Woodside Road, Riverside, IL 60546. John was a member of Carpenter’s Local Union #1027 and the American Legion . Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com