James “Jim” F. Marousek, Jr.


James “Jim” F. Marousek, Jr. age 98, of North Riverside. Beloved husband of Ethel L. Marousek, nee Carlson for over 69 years; fond father of Gregg J. (Karen Domenico) Marousek and the late Janet L. (James) Fredenburg; dear grandfather of Robert Renzas II; great-grandfather of Thomas and Genevieve; brother of Doris L. Jans, the late Bertha Marousek and William J. Marousek; uncle of many nieces and nephews; Visitation Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 3 PM to 8 PM and Friday, July 6, from 10:30 AM to time of service 11 AM. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst. Member of Pathway to Adventure Council Boy Scouts of America, Silver Beaver, Vigil Honor, Council Advisory Board, Life member of Packaging Institute, Past President of Komarek School Board and member North Riverside Zoning Board of Appeals. In lieu of flowers memorials to the Charity of your choice. Jim conceived and initiated the student foot path connecting Riverside Brookfield High School with First Avenue & 26th Street in North Riverside; conceptualizing, implementing and patenting many packaging innovations including: Chocolate Syrup in a Plastic Squeeze Bottle and Margarine in a Plastic Tub. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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  1. F. Stephen Bridges condolence:

    To the family of Mr. James F. Marousek, Jr.:

    Please accept my condolences for the loss of Mr. Jim Marousek …brother of Mrs. Doris L. Jans.

  2. Pat Thomas condolence:

    Uncle Jim was a remarkable man in many ways & really lots of fun-condolences to his family esp. sister Doris & niece Dr. Susan Thomas
    Pat Thomas & John Kulstad

  3. Linda K. Gllover condolence:

    Jim was one of the dearest Scouting Friends I have ever met. I was so lucky to know and volunteer with this man. They broke the mold when he was born. He will be missed.

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