Grace E. Lacny, nee Hansen

Grace Lacny


Grace E. Lacny, nee Hansen, age 98 of LaGrange Park formerly of Brookfield.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph S. Lacny, fond mother of Paul (Eileen) Lacny, Patricia (the late David)  Steffens, Christine (William)  Blandford and Thomas (Lynnette) Lacny; dear “Great GRA” of 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; sister of the late Leonard Robert “Bob”  (the late Ina) Hansen.

Visitation Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 8 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. and Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield.  Funeral Saturday 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park.  Mass 10:00 A.M.

Per State Mandate All guests attending any indoor services are required to wear a mask.

Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

Grace spent her life as a beloved wife and mother and strong matriarch to the extended family.  She was very active during her middle life in St. Barbara’s Parish in volunteer activities including Mother’s Clubs, School and Student Support Groups, and prayer and music activities.  For six plus years in the Bethlehem Woods she was active in the community in various Prayer Societies, Rosary Groups, and Music Sing-a-longs.

In lieu of flowers Memorials or Masses appreciated to your favorite Church of Charity.

Grace Lacny BDay

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Shawn O'Harra condolence:

    Sincere condolences to Tom and the family!

  2. Janine Boyd condolence:

    Patti so sorry for loss of your mom. The many memories you have will be with u forever. Take care. Jan boyd

  3. Terry Folliard condolence:

    Sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. She lived a long life. She was a nice person and welcomed people into your home. Hope all is well with you, and my deepest Sympathy to your family. God Bless you at this time.

  4. Peggy Folliard Duffy condolence:

    Dear Lacny Family,
    Please accept our sympathies. Your mom was always such a nice lady & friend of our mom.You are so lucky to have had her so long. Your all in our thoughts & prayers!

    Sincerely, The Folliard Family
    (Pat, Mary, Terry, Peggy, & John)

  5. Carl Palczewski condolence:

    Condolences to the Lacny family. It seems like a few of our family were in school with a few of yours!

  6. Ron Cuchna condolence:

    Sincere condolences to Paul, Patty, Chris and Tom on the passing of your Mom. Many happy memories of her and your Dad at Ehlert Park and St. Barb’s. All of our parents who supported St. Barb’s faithfully during those memorable 60’s were special people. I am sure you treasure all of those memories as do Linda and I. The Lacey family and your Mom and your Dad are in our prayers. Ron Cuchna

  7. Tim Mullen condolence:

    You couldn’t ask for better Neighbors than Her/Joe! THE BEST!!!

  8. Sue Legenza Kubic condolence:

    So sorry for your families loss. So many memories from our youth. Thoughts and prayers are with u all.

  9. Julie Jobin Jeter condolence:

    Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your mother. She was always welcoming and generous and I have many wonderful memories of happy times spent in your family’s home. She lived a long full life and I’m sure you all hold many memories that will keep her spirit alive for future generations.

    Julie Jobin Jeter

  10. Jackie (DeJong) Seaberg condolence:

    Paul,Patty,Chris,Tom and families
    My deepest symphony for the loss of a dear sweet women. I have many years of happy memories of her, your dad AND all of you. She was a great friend and neighbor to me and my family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Rest In Peace dear friend. Jackie Seaberg

  11. MaryAnn Lorr Feely condolence:

    So sorry to hear your families loss of your mom-Mrs.Lacey-She was very good friend to my mom-Mrs. Lorr and to St. Barbara Womens Club & all us kids!

  12. Joan Deutschmann condolence:

    Mrs. Lacny was such a nice person! I have fond memories of her kindness. I will keep her, Mr. Lacny and your family in my prayers. I’m glad she had family around her in her final days.

  13. Dolores Tedesco condolence:


    You ended our 70 year friendship of love and fun. You WALKED into heaven and into God’s open arms. I love you and will miss you.


  14. Ben Pyzdrowski condolence:

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom was a wonderful role model. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

  15. Vincent Cione condolence:

    To the Lacny, Steffens and Blandford families…so sorry for the loss of your dearest Grace. She was a wonderful person who could always light up a room. She was a pleasure to work for and I felt privileged to know her. One of my fondest memories was Paul and Eileen’s Anniversary Party when she called me “buddy” all evening! Always made others feel very special. A true gift from God. Love Vince, Christine & Sophia Cione

  16. Gerry Siena condolence:

    My heart and love goes out to all of Grace’s family, and a wonderful family it is. Grace always greeted me with a smile and hug. She will be missed but never forgotten. ❤️

  17. MariAnn and Tom Leibrandt condolence:

    May her memory be eternal. Grace and Joe were the best neighbors and friends. They enriched our lives. Grace was a gem, always with a smile and will always be remembered in our family.

  18. Marge Rohmann Kearney condolence:

    Such a beautiful funeral service for a beautiful person! I will always remember her waving like a queen to her admirers when she rode in the car with my mother for St. Barbara’s centennial in Brookfield’s 4th of July parade in 2016. Cherish all the wonderful memories of lady Grace.

  19. Vujovic Family condolence:

    Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with all at this difficult time!

    Sasha and Brenda

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