Elsie L. Konoff, nee Chyna

Elsie Konoff

Elsie L. Konoff, nee Chyna, age 85 of Cicero.  Beloved wife of the late Alexander Konoff, fond mother of Susan Lewandowski, Sally (Timothy)   Kelly, Sandra (Dale) Wallner and Michael (DonnaMarie) Konoff; grandmother of Krista (Matthew) Peacock, Kurt Lewandowski, Karl Lewandowski, Kara Lewandowski, Alyssa Kelly, Molly (Ryan) May, Rachel (fiancé Keegan Buttimer) Kelly, Katie Wallner, Kelly Wallner, Alexander Konoff and Niko Konoff; great grandmother of Isabelle May and Frankie May; sister of the late John J. Chyna, Jr. and Joseph Chyna. 

Due to Covid 19 regulations Services and Interment are Private for immediate family only.

Interment Private Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park. 

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

Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

For those of you that would have attended services and would like to express your condolences to the family, please click on the link below and you can leave the family a message.  If you wish to send a Sympathy Card to the Family, please feel free to send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513, c/o the Elsie L. Konoff family. We will gladly forward it on to the family.


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  1. Chester Iglinski condolence:

    To the family of Mike konoff so sorry for your loss your mom was a great person growing up in the neighborhood was always a pleasant person to talk to great neighbor May she Rest In Peace my condolences to your family.

  2. Tom and paula chyna condolence:

    So sorry for your Loss my prayers are with you.
    She was a great Aunt.

    Tom and Paula

  3. Bill Marose condolence:


    So sorry to here about your mother. Please know our prayers are for you and your family.

    Bill and Linda

  4. April R Wilson condolence:

    I want to extend my deepest sympathy in the loss of your sweet mother. Please know that she is in a better place now, free of sickness and pain.–Sincerely, April Wilson

  5. Robert and Marie Peterson condolence:

    Our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the Konoff family. She was a lovely woman and we are very sorry for your loss

  6. Abby Smith condolence:

    Our hearts and prayers are with all of you at this especially difficult time. May all the happy and loving memories sustain you as the coming days drift by. You and your parents have been present for so many momentous occasions in my families lives, their love and joy is forever embedded in our hearts. Peace be with you all

  7. sharon gertie condolence:

    Sandy & family-
    Your Mom was one of the Best – She will surely be missed. Sincerest condolences

  8. Sharon Williams condolence:

    Susan and Family:
    I know you will continue her memory in your hearts. Wishing you strength and peace during this hard time.♥️

  9. Mary Ann Stocking condolence:

    Sad to say goodbye to another dear friend. But oh, the happy memories to dwell on. . .from Al and Elsie coming to our house on Albany because her mother found the add in the paper all through the years as you all became part of our family and we of yours. They are all partying up there. So, we will miss her but she is with so many she cherished.

  10. Kurt Lewandowski condolence:

    Grandma will always be missed and never forgotten. I will always carry her snarky wit with me and her ability to impress people while acting so nonchalant. She was a wonderful woman and we are all better for have had her a part of our lives.

  11. Lynda Flannery condolence:

    Dear Sandy, Dale, Kelly and Katie, So very sorry for the loss of your wonderful mother and grandmother. Our heart goes out to you all during this most difficult time. Please accept our deepest sympathy. In friendship, Lynda, Pat and Packey Flannery

  12. John and Cyndi Chyna condolence:

    May the Lord bless you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept our sincere condolences and prayers, may they bring you comfort and peace. Only God can know what you are feeling in your heart now, and He can restore your spirit. She will be greatly missed. Johnny and Cyndi Chyna

  13. Caryn Olson condolence:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was always so friendly. She is now with your Dad. May they rest in peace. Sending prayers to all.

  14. Kim Cescato condolence:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts & Prayers are with you and your family. Love, Mike & Kim Cescato & Family

  15. Dale and Pat Sutor condolence:

    We are sorry for your loss. She can now visit with her cousins who she missed and be with Alex. Cherish her memory and all the good times you shared. God bless.

  16. Lauritzen Family condolence:

    Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Aunt Elsie was an amazing woman and will be greatly missed. Wishing you all peace and comfort in the days ahead.
    Love and prayers
    Dave, Cindy, Ryan & Regina

  17. Colleen Yanahan condolence:

    So very sorry to hear about your Mom. I hope that all the beautiful memories you have will help ease your pain. You are all in our thoughts & prayers,
    Colleen & John Yanahan

  18. Paula Griffin-Arnold condolence:

    Dear Sally and family, So sorry for the loss of your mother. I have wonderful childhood memories spending time at your home. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Paula Griffin-Arnold

  19. Brent Chyna condolence:

    So sorry to hear about your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences.

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