Ben Psenicka

American FlagBen Psenicka, age 83, of LaGrange Park. Army Veteran. Beloved husband of Jean Psenicka, nee Papenfus; fond father of John (Deborah) Psenicka and Christopher (Bridget) Psenicka, Sr.; dear grandfather of Christopher Paul Psenicka, Jr., Cassandra Jean Psenicka, Kellan Botha, Daniel Botha, Caela Botha, Jillian Elizabeth Psenicka and Connor James Psenicka; brother of Millie (Dick) Kreager; the late Ann (Joe) Schreiber and the late Betty (Don) Weix; brother in law of John (Peg) Papenfus and the late Joan (Donald) Johnson; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, May 31, 2018, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Lying in State Friday, June 1, 2018, at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, Corner of Sherwood Road and 31st Street, from 8 A.M. to time of Service 8:30 A.M. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to St. Michael Lutheran Church, 500 E. 31st Street, La Grange Park, IL 60526. Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Jeff Parrotti condolence:

    My sincere condolences to the entire Psenicka family during this hard time. Ben was a great man…I remember him when I was a child on Beach Avenue. God speed…and the entire Parrotti family wishes you all the best. God Bless…

  2. Brian Dziewinski condolence:

    Ben was a great man and I had the honor of knowing him. Prayers and condolences sent out to the entire Psenicka Family from the Dziewinski Family. May he find his way home to his heavenly father. Rest well my friend, till we meet again. Diz.

  3. Julie Somora Wilson condolence:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the whole Psencika family. Ben was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed!

  4. Becky, TJ, Amanda condolence:

    Please accept our deepest condolences at this time of your loss of your husband, dad, and grandpa. Caring, kind, and selfless are just a few ways to describe what an amazing man Ben was. Take comfort in knowing how many lives Ben touched. He will be missed more then he could have imagined. Our hearts and prayers are with you.

  5. Dan Gallagher condolence:

    Generous of spirit. Very kind of heart. It was my sincere pleasure to know such a wonderful man. Ben my friend you will be sorely missed.

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