Carole Mathena, nee Prepelica

Carole Mathena

Carole Mathena, nee Prepelica, age 80, of La Grange Park.  Beloved wife of Jay Mathena; loving mother of Michelle (Tony Boze) Mathena and Julee (Allen) Schuster.

Services are Private

Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.

Information 708-485-2000 or

Loved cooking and gardening whenever she could.  She most enjoyed spending time with her family.

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  1. Ron Ziemba condolence:

    So sorry to hear of Carole’s death. I worked with here for many years @ MCL. She was always kind to me & was pleasant to be around. She was a very steady & smart lady. My prayers are with her soul & your family.

  2. John Leitelt condolence:

    My condolences to a wonderful and kind person. The level head of the second floor at MCL. Surely kept me inline. Sending prayers.

  3. Mike and Michelle Sheehan condolence:

    Jay and Family,
    Our condolences to all of you on the passing of Carole. She was a very kind soul and we will remember our time together. May Carole rest in peace.

  4. Jenny Carlton condolence:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Carole was so sweet and I know she loved her girls very much. I hope everyone is doing as well as can be expected.

  5. Rich and Shirl Cannon condolence:

    So sorry for your loss. We will always remember Carole as a great neighbor to us and a loving mom and wife to her family. We know she will be missed, but she remains with you forever.

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