Georgianna Cvitanovich, nee Steiskal

Georgianna Cvitanovich

Georgianna Cvitanovich, nee Steiskal, age 92 of Lyons, formerly of Hickory Hills. Beloved wife of the late John Cvitanovich; loving mother of Georgia Vander Veen; devoted grandmother of John (Beata) Vander Veen and the late Bruce Vander Veen; great grandmother of Cody (fiancé Allie Houghton) Vander Veen and Joshua Vander Veen; great great grandmother of Brandon Zeko Vander Veen, Sophia and Christian Vander Veen; sister of the late Bill, Frank, Bob, Emily Emery and Alice “Dolly” Steiskal; aunt and great aunt of many.

Visitation Monday, February 15, 2021 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Tuesday, February 16, 2021 from 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.

Due to Covid Regulations a maximum of 50 people are allowed in the funeral home at a time. Face coverings are required, the lounge facilities are reserved for immediate family, outside food or beverages are not allowed at this time. All are asked to pay their respects/condolences to Georgia and her family and be cognitive of others waiting to do the same.

Entombment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.

Information 708-485-2000 or

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Messages of Condolence

  1. Scott Arganbright condolence:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers from the Arganbright’s

  2. Linda Ray condolence:

    Mom Inka will be greatly missed. Love you.

  3. Kathy (Bunny) Yeomans condolence:

    Dear family of Inka,
    I am sad that my aunt Inka passed from this world, she was a loving person.
    She helped care for me and my sister in our childhood and I will never forget her.

  4. Binny (Colleen) and Mike Wolski condolence:

    I join you in profound sadness for the passing of your mom/gramma. For me, Inka was the sweetest, kindest, most compassionate and most fun of all my aunts. With Gramma Steiskal, she was the heart and soul of the family. I loved her dearly.

  5. The Byerly Family condolence:

    Toots and family,

    Paul and I send our love and deepest condolences to you and the family at this time. I will forever remember Inka as a wonderful, spirited woman of great strength, courage and wisdom. Knowing her for decades in my life has been a blessing in my youth for sure. Heaven gained another angel the day Jesus came to take her to him. God Bless you and your family at this time.

    Paul, Sheila, Aubrey and Jake.

  6. Martin Bily condolence:

    We have all been truly blessed to have had Inka in our lives. But we will have her in our thoughts and hearts for always. Our father has taken her home to enjoy her as we have. Now heaven is truly blessed. Love you Toots and family. Love and prayers from the Bily’s. ❤️

  7. Tom Steiskal condolence:

    The passing of our mother saddens me deeply, yes I say our mother. In our childhoods the Steiskal family was like a village with all of us being looked after by many wonderful relatives.May they all rest in peace.For me Aunt Inka was as much a mother as my own.Even when our children were growing up together, happiness and understanding could always be found at Inkas house.Eva I and the girls will never forget Aunt Inkas memory.

    Love Tom and Eva

  8. Loretta Barnes (Mase) condolence:

    Tootsie and I were like sisters growing up and Inka was a second mom to me.
    I am so sorry for your loss and I am also happy she had a nice long life. Lori

  9. Judith Musto condolence:

    I’m so sorry for the loss of grandma. She was a wonderful woman. My prayers are with your family.

  10. Nancy and Bill Houghton condolence:

    We are so deeply sorry for the loss of your beautiful Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Georgianna May you all find peace in her wonderful memories at this time of sadness.

  11. Ed & Jacque Terry condolence:

    Your Mother was really special. She always made me and our son and his family feel like “Real” family. She was Ed’s Aunt, but we all felt we had a special & loving Aunt Inka Ed & I always looked forward to seeing Aunt Inka and You when we would visit Chicago and Lyons.

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