Delores M. Kowalczyk, nee Kroll

Delores M. Kowalczyk, nee Kroll, age 86 of Brookfield.  Beloved wife of Casimer Kowalczyk; fond mother of Clarice (Steve) Waitkus, Ken (Barb) Kowalczyk, Darlene (David) Fischer, Diane (Kevin) Henry, Kevin (Heidi) Kowalczyk, Brian (Erika) Kowalczyk, and the late Joyce Kowalczyk; dear grandmother of Scott Moody, Elizabeth (Andrew) Gardner, Susan Moody, Natalie Kowalczyk, Tamara (Jonathan) Collum, Sarah Moody, Laura Kowalczyk, Amanda Kowalczyk, Tesla Kowalczyk and Gavin Kowalczyk; great grandmother of 8; dear sister of Robert (Judy) Kroll, Sr.; sister in law of many; aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Friday. July 26, 2019 from 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.  Funeral 9:30 to St. Barbara Church, 4008 Prairie Avenue, Brookfield, IL. Mass 10 A.M.

Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

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Messages of Condolence

  1. Bobby Kroll condolence:

    To Uncle Casey and all my great cousins, I am sorry for your loss of an amazing wife, mom and overall wonderful, cheerful, optimistic and loving person. I will see you at the funeral along with my mom and dad, my wife Chris, and two of my boys, Kyle and Riley.

  2. annette ( prorok) foster condolence:

    With my deepest sympathy, you all all in my prayers andthoughts.

  3. George & Barbara Benda condolence:

    What a wonderful neighbor and family to ours growing up in Brookfield. May your family find peace in good memories.

  4. Kristine Greenfield condolence:

    Dear Uncle Casey and my cousins: I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. I am sure she will be greatly missed by many. I will keep you all in my prayers. With deepest sympathy, Krissy (Kroll)

  5. Karen Kroll condolence:

    She was a wonderful aunt and a great GodMother. I was blessed she was mine. She and Casey, along with my cousins, were full of smiles and excitement. Heaven will be full with her beautiful smile.

    Niece Karen Kroll

  6. Sharon Schwarz (prorok) condolence:

    Casey and family you are all in our thought and prayers. Delores will be missed by everyone.

  7. Ginny Fisher condolence:

    Diane and the entire family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. I’m sorry I cannot make it to pay my respects in person but will be thinking of you.


  8. Jim & Judi Prorok condolence:

    Casey and family
    Our thoughts and prayers are with ya. Delores was a kind and wonderful person. That smile of hers was one of a kind. We are sorry that we can’t make the visitation/funeral. Condolences to the family

  9. Maureen (Smith) McKee condolence:

    Mrs Kowalczyk was an important part of our extended family. I will always remember her with that special laugh and smile. When my mom started a sentence with…”Mrs Kowalczyk says…”. We knew she was always right.


  10. St Barbara Council of Catholic Women condolence:

    St Barbara Council of Catholic Women sends our deepest regrets and sincere sympathy at the loss of your beloved family member, Delores. She was an active member of our organization for many years and we truly will miss her.
    An Honor Guard of members awaits her at St Barbara Church to lead her to her final Mass at 10:00am and stand with her in unity.

  11. Carol Rohrich condolence:

    I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom… sending my deepest condolences to all…

  12. Michele Casaletto Pitello condolence:

    Dear Clarice and family, so many years have passed since your mom took care of me every day after school at st Barbara. I looked forward to coming to your home because there was always a lot of kids to play with. Will always remember your mom as a kind and wonderful person. Hope you and yours are well. Love Michele

  13. Christine Rybak Walsh condolence:

    Clarice and family, my deepest sympathies to all of you. Many school memories of your mom. Blessings to all. Christine Rybak

  14. Dotti Cihlar Smith condolence:


    I am grateful that your mom was our Girl Scout leader in the 5th grade. We met on Saturday in the old school rooms behind the old church. We had a great group with Adel. She made many great contributions.

  15. Barbara Prack condolence:

    Dear Family of Dolores,
    I am so sorry for you loss and want to extend my belated sympathy because I missed seeing this notice.
    May you all be comforted with your mom’s example and all the things she did for you!
    Barbara Prack

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