Allen Victor Buresh

Allen Victor Buresh, age 66, of La Grange Park and Brookfield. He was a die-hard White Sox fan. Allen played 16” softball for about 25 years and was the starting center on the first Triton College basketball team in the 1967-‘68 season. He is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Evelyn E. Buresh, nee Nelli; their three children, Susan (Donald) Hohn; Steven (Kelli) Buresh; Patricia (Michael) Hiemer and seven grandchildren; brother of James (Carole) Buresh and Richard (Susan) Buresh.  Al wanted his friends to know, “They were the best group of friends a guy could ask for.” Al will be forever remembered for his sense of humor and the love he had for his family. Visitation Monday, June 8, 2015, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 10:30 A.M. to 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral 11 A.M. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Ed and Annette Hrkel condolence:

    To all the Buresh family:

    We were so sorry to learn of Allen’s passing today! Ed and Randy both have very fond memories of having fun in Brookfield with Allen, with sports and other activities as well.
    We wish you comfort in knowing he is not suffering anymore and he is at peace; and one day you will all meet again.
    With fondness, Ed and Annette

  2. Annemieke Roell Hamilton condolence:

    I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you.

  3. rita Huetson beck condolence:

    My sincere condolences for your loss. Al will be missed by many. I remember watching many soft ball games. Praye

  4. Cheryl Chrastek Hammel condolence:

    My condolences for your family’s loss. Prayers for Gods peace.

  5. Karen Kallal Basta condolence:

    So sorry to hear of Al’s passing. He was such a nice guy with a great laugh.

  6. Tom Uhlich condolence:

    Condolences Evelyn & all the Buresh Family. Albee was a great guy and will always remember his days at the Lobster House behind the bar… What fun…He was always smilin’… RIP Albee

  7. Claudia buresh brown condolence:

    Al you were the best in high school. A great locker partner. Thanks for having my back. Condolences to the entire family.

  8. Joanie and Pete Wainer condolence:

    You know how much we loved Al. We have been friends for a looooong time! All the way back to RBHS. There is no one like him – he will not be forgotten! Love and hugs to you Evie, Steve, Susie, Patty and your families. I love all of you!
    Joanie and Pete

  9. Cynthia condolence:

    It’s so tough losing a parent. I love you guys like family and wish I could be there with you during this time. I’m grateful your surrounded by lots of love. Please let me know if there’s odds something I can do.

  10. Tommy Chase condolence:

    I am so sorry to hear about Albee passing much too soon. He was always the funny guy with the jokes at our softball and bowling leagues. Condolences to the family.

  11. Barb (Bohl) Smith condolence:

    So sorry to hear of your loss in Albee’s passing. He not only had a great sense of humor, he had a big heart! I pray that you will find comfort in your many memories of him!

  12. larry kenneth condolence:

    Sorry to read the passing of Allen. Last time I saw him was at an event of the grade school from Brookpark. It was held in 2000. He went too fast. Larry

  13. Mark A. Caposieno condolence:

    I am very sorry for his passing. I was a busboy at the Lobster House in the early 80’s. The family was first class. My deepest sympathy for Al’s passing

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