Bernadine B. Baikie, nee Smarkala

Bernadine B. Baikie, nee Smarkala, age 89, of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Arthur R. Baikie; fond mother of Arthur “Scot” (Ann) Baikie, John “Jack” (Linda Goodfriend) Baikie and Judith “Judy” Baikie; dear grandmother of Amanda Baikie; sister of the late Genevieve “Jean” (Chester) Pelka, Eleanor (Arthur)Long, Lottie (Irven) Pelka, Cecilia “Ceal” (Joseph) Nemeth and Marion (Charles) Bone; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, July 15, 2016, 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and Saturday, July 16, 2016, 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. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park. Mass 10:00 A.M. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Bernadine was a life time member of Berwyn Moose Chapter 325 and Academy of Friendship.  Memorials appreciated to Moose Charities, 155 South International Dr., Mooseheart, IL 60539 or Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601. Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Barb McPherson condolence:

    Scott and Ann:

    Floyd and I are so very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. We know that she will be missed by those who knew and loved her.

    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Barb & Floyd McPherson

  2. Annette Skipper condolence:


    Knowing your mom is at peace with her beloved on the other side, I offer my prayers and deepest sympathy of her passing. I know the shoes you walk in now. You will always remember her laughter, smile, voice, cooking, sharing and love. May peace be with you until we all meet on that side.
    God Bless, Annette (Minnette’s Mom)

  3. Gregory Charles , Jan Maria Bone & Christopher condolence:

    The entire Baikie Family,
    Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all at this difficult time. What fond memories we shall cherish forever.
    Peace & Love

  4. Dale & Vivian Bloom condolence:

    Ann & Scot,

    We’re sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.

    Dale & Viv

  5. Betty Lavender condolence:

    Scot and Ann,

    We are sorry to hear about your mom’s passing….prayers to you and your family….

  6. Donald & Maggie Lutes condolence:

    We are very sorry for you and your family. Our prayers are with you.

    Don & Maggie Lutes

  7. Connie Pfursich condolence:

    Scott and Annie
    So sorry for your loss may she find the comfort in the arms of angel she will be missed

  8. Dan & Dianne Janetka condolence:

    Scottie, Jackie and Judy,

    Our thoughts are with the three of you. Your Mom was a great Aunt to me and I will pray for her and will truly miss her.
    I wish we could be there in person to tell each one of you how we feel.

    Your cousin, Dianne

  9. Dan & Dianne Janetka condolence:

    Scottie, Jackie & Judy,

    Your mother was a wonderful caring Aunt and will always be in our my memory. Wish we could be there to tell you of the good times we had with her.
    Love to all 3 of you
    Dan & Dianne

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