Jerry M. Grafen, Sr.

Jerry M. Grafen, Sr., age 52 of LaGrange Park. Beloved wife of Maxine M. Grafen, nee Rembiszewski; dear father of Joseph (Donna Michele) Scanlon, Tonya Grafen, Michael Scanlon, Jerry Grafen Jr., Richard Scanlon and Samantha Grafen; fond grandfather of 8; brother of Gail (Monore) Nobel, Ginger (Mario) Ortiz and Alan (Marlene) Grafen; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, January 2, 2014, 3 P.M. to Time of Service 8 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL. Interment Private. Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Erin Grafen condolence:

    Hunter and I share many memories of you Jerry. His favorite picture is of you and him meeting for the first time. Although our grief is great you will always be remembered. Our prayers and wishes are with you and all family members and friends.

  2. david rembiszewski condolence:

    I first met uncle jerry 18yrs ago and he was just so full of life and he made my aunt so happy we lost a really good guy and I will truly miss him I love you uncle jerry

  3. Nicole Jackson condolence:

    Jerry was such an amazing man. He always knew just how to brighten up the room with his jokes. He will truly be missed forever. My Condolences to the family. I love you all as my own family. He may be gone now, but he’ll never be forgotten. ♡ may you rest in peace now jerry.

  4. Patti Zoltek condolence:

    Dear Maxine and Family,
    Wishing you peace , love and hope on this day that we say are good byes to a warm and caring man. My memories of Jerry are mainly how funny he was and how kind he was to everyone. I am so sorry for his untimely passing . I hope you are celebrating his life and remembering all the love he shared.
    My heartfelt condolences,Love Patti

  5. dahlia condolence:

    Me and my sister were very close to my grandfather, I am sad that he has died, I will miss him dearly.

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