Charles J. Simon

Charles J. Simon, age 84, of Willowbrook.  Beloved husband of Ruth W. Simon, nee Watt; loving father of Catherine (Scott) Hendrickson and Nancy (Mark)Timko; grandfather of Rebecca Timko, Samantha Hendrickson, Allyssa Timko and Jessica Hendrickson ; brother of Jean Hoegler; uncle of Scott (Harriet) Kunesh and Susan Baker.

Member of the American Iris Society and the Northern Illinois Iris Society.  Evans Scholar. Avid gardener.  Graduate of University of Illinois, huge fan and supporter of all things Illini.

Visitation, Thursday, January 12, 2023 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.

Private Interment Clarendon Hills Cemetery, Darien

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Patricia Tursky condolence:

    Nothing I can say will ease your pain, but I am forever sorry for losing someone so special. Thinking of you and sending my love.

  2. Sherrie Reilly condolence:

    On behalf of my family we are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you during this most difficult time.

  3. Gladys Dodger condolence:

    I am so very sorry to hear this sad news. I have many fond memories of Chuck. My heart goes out to Becky and the rest of the family.

  4. Bill Hessel condolence:

    So sorry for your loss. We go back at least forty years with the iris society. We, also, lost Pat two years ago in the middle of Covid.

  5. Jerry Wilhoit condolence:

    So sorry to hear this news. We have been close friends for many years through the iris society. May God be with you and your family through these rough times.

  6. Christine Moran condolence:

    Chuck was one of the great men in this world that was kind, sharing and selfless. He volunteered for decades in the Iris Society offering those interested in Iris the knowledge of cultivation as well as his friendship, always with his wife Becky and daughters Cathy and Nancy by his side.
    I’m sure he’s gardening in heaven right now! Thank you, Chuck…for everything!!!

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