Antoinette Rose Lake, nee Tota

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Antoinette Rose Lake, nee Tota, age 86, of Brookfield. Fond mother of Janet (the late Michael) DeCoste, the late Phyllis Lake and Barbara Lake; aunt of Mary Lin (Don) Nicholson, Robert Gonnella, Therese (Patrick) Sullivan, Sharon Weldy and Kristen (Greg) Seul; mother figure of Laura (Todd) Bagent, Leah (Jim) Sheridan and Lynn Pahlke.

Visitation Friday, January 28, 2022 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 9:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.  Funeral 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, LaGrange Park. Mass 10:00 A.M.

Per State Mandate, all guests attending any indoor services are required to wear a mask

Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Laura Bagent condolence:

    Rest In Peace Antoinette. I have many fond memories of you at your house with my sisters. You were always very special to us. ❤️

  2. Janet DeCoste condolence:

    I will definitely miss you. Mom You were a great Mother to me Janet as well as to Phyllis and Barbara Lake whom you will now be in heaven with , All beautiful people. I did my best to take care of you I wanted you to stay at home and I did what I had to do I will miss helping you taking care of you all my daily chores that I did for you things wont be the same. Thank you for all that you’ve done I can’t thank you enough.I will Miss/Love U Forever JaNeT ❤️❤️ Decoste

  3. Patricia Simmons condolence:

    Dear Janet and family,
    Our deepest condolences on the passing of Antoinette. I have lots of good memories of being at your Mom’s house for parties when we were kids. I know Antoinette’s life was filled with much sorrow, but she always stayed strong. I know you will miss her terribly. May the good Lord welcome her to her eternal home and may she be reunited with Phyllis and Barbara and all of the relatives that have gone before her. Sending hugs and prayers.❤️
    Love, Pat and Jeff Simmons

  4. Heidi Rogers condolence:

    My thoughts and prayers go out to you in this time of need. She will be truly missed. Janet is always welcome in our family. I’ll be looking out for her. I’m here if you need me. Love always Heidi,John Rogers and Bette Joyce.

  5. Heidi Rogers condolence:

    My thoughts and prayers go out to you in your time of need. Your Mother will be truly missed! She’s up in heaven now with all the family. I’m here to help you and we are now family. Love ❤️ always Heidi,John Rogers and Bette Joyce

  6. Christine Obermeyer condolence:

    I was so sorry to hear of Antoinette’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Janet, as you go through this most difficult and trying time. Your Mom is in heaven with Barbara and Phyllis now. Hold onto beautiful memories which will be close to your heart and she will always be with you.
    With heartfelt sympathy, love Chris

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