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Elberta E. Manchen, nee Maxwell

Posted By Hitzeman Funeral Home On October 22, 2015 @ 11:37 am In Obituary | 15 Comments

Elberta E. Manchen, nee Maxwell, born July 31, 1928, age 87, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late Robert F. Manchen; devoted mother of nine awesome children, Robert (Mary Lou) Manchen, Michael Manchen, Stephen (Kelly) Manchen, John (Mary) Manchen, Beth Manchen, Frank (Doreen) Manchen, James Manchen, David Manchen and Paul Manchen; loving grandmother of 24 beautiful grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sister of Arthur (Helga) Maxwell, the late Donald (Genveve) Maxwell, Eugene (Mildred) Maxwell, Janet (Lewis) Aldridge, William Maxwell, Mabel (Roy) Gilbert, Frances (Eugene) Paulsen, Carrol Maxwell and twin Elbert (Thelma) Maxwell; daughter of the late Louis Maxwell and Sara Maxwell, nee Armstrong; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday, October 25, 2015, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Monday, October 26, 2015, 10 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Monday 10:30 A.M. Interment Elm Lawn Cemetery. Plants appreciated. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

Condolences for the family of “Elberta E. Manchen, nee Maxwell”

Condolence from Len Simikoski on October 22nd, 2015 4:46 pm

I have only fond childhood memories of a very kind, fun and patient woman. Rest in peace Mrs Manchen. My deepest condolences to the entire Manchen family. You’re all in my prayers.


Condolence from Robin Kauffmann on October 22nd, 2015 5:27 pm

My deepest condolences to the Manchen Family. I’m so sorry to all of you for the loss of your mom. May she rest in peace. My prayers for Mrs. Manchen and family.
Mike Kauffmann & Robin Kauffmann

Condolence from Timothy J Mellen on October 22nd, 2015 9:19 pm

My prayers go out to you Beth and to all your family in the passing of your Mom. I buried my Dad last week and he was 93 so I can emphasize with what you are dealing with. hang in there and my prayers will remain with you and the family

Condolence from Eileen Duffy on October 23rd, 2015 12:43 am

All of our love and sincere condolences to the entire Manchen family, such a sweet lady, neighbor and friend to all, she will be sorely missed by so many, including the Duffy family.

Condolence from Maggie Gentilcore on October 23rd, 2015 8:40 am

Another angel in the arms of God. Thinking of all of you.

Condolence from Ben Michael on October 23rd, 2015 9:35 am

Sorry for you family’s loss. Me and my family will keep you in our prayers.

Condolence from Dale&Brenda Nikkila on October 23rd, 2015 12:16 pm

Very sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Sylvana Dunski on October 23rd, 2015 3:51 pm

With heart felt sympathy, blessings and prayers go out to this beautiful woman and her family. I am glad I got to see you again in the last year. You surely will be missed by all, and fond memories will be remembered by all who you’ve touched.

Condolence from Annette Avery-Borucki on October 23rd, 2015 8:45 pm

My sincere condolences and prayers to the entire Manchen family. There is a special place for your mother in heaven.

Condolence from Arthur A. Maxwell on October 24th, 2015 8:37 am

My sister will be missed. She has joined up with the rest of our sisters and brothers in a better place. My thoughts are with the entire family this weekend. Savor the time you have together. Uncle Arthur

Condolence from Dale & Judy Maxwell on October 24th, 2015 7:48 pm

Our condolences to the Manchen family. Aunt Birdie was my favorite Aunt while growing up. We were both rabid Cub fans. I still remember going to the Grandparents house where Aunt Birdie and Uncle Sonny would be listening to Frank Sinatra & the Boogie Woogie. I always remember her as a happy person. Hope she did not suffer in passing.

Condolence from The Elbert Maxwell Family on October 25th, 2015 8:50 am

We extend our deepest sympathy to the Manchen family during this time of sorrow. You are in the hearts and thoughts of the Elbert Maxwell family.

Condolence from Bill & Pat Aldridge on October 25th, 2015 4:32 pm

We have lost a bright, cheerful woman who will always be alive in our minds.

Condolence from James Wong on October 26th, 2015 6:46 am

Steve & Kelly, my deepest condolences for the loss of your mother. May she rest in peace.

Condolence from Mike and Josie Tokarski on October 26th, 2015 8:25 am

Go with god “Birdie” all our love and comforting wishes to the Manchen Family..

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