Joan C. Zalig, nee Jesulaitis

Joan Zalig

Joan C. Zalig, nee Jesulaitis, age 86 of Brookfield. Beloved wife of William Zalig; fond mother of David Zalig, Tim (Aida) Zalig, Donna (Wendy McNamara) Zalig, Michelle (Jim) Nortier, Jennifer (companion James Miller) Dahms, Bridget (Richard) Mangan and the late Christopher Zalig; grandmother of Mark Zalig, Billy Zalig, James Nortier, Luke Nortier, Ricky Dahms, Jordan Dahms, Justin Dahms, Jillian Dahms, Cassidy Mangan, Brenna Mangan, Maggie Mangan and Kevin Mangan; sister of John (the late Eileen) Jesulaitis and the late Rita Jesulaitis; aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation, Sunday, January 16, 2022 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Monday, January 17, 2022 from 9:30A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield IL 60513.

Funeral Monday 10:00 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, LaGrange Park.  Mass 10:30 A.M.

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

Interment Private Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.

Memorials appreciated to Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare, 1400 W. Greenleaf Ave., Chicago, IL 60626

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Rosalie Pienta condolence:

    To the family. my sincere condolences at this difficult time. I wish I could bevthere but since I have this cold it’s better if I stay away.

  2. Carla Roebuck (Fiebig) condolence:

    Dear Bridget & Family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this difficult time.
    I am so sorry about your Mom, she was such a wonderful woman. May she rest in eternal peace.
    I know how hard it is losing your Mom,I am definitely thinking about you & will keep you in my special prayers..

  3. Steven Lifka condolence:

    Condolences to the Zalig family. Joan will be Greatly missed.

  4. Kathleen Lojas condolence:

    Deep sympathy on the loss of your Grandmother

  5. Joan Sinsky condolence:

    Joan was so sweet and gentle, always smiling. She will be greatly missed by all!

  6. Betty Chwierut condolence:

    To Bill and your family,
    So many years, so many memories. A part of me went with her. May she rest in peace. Betty and Chet

  7. William Gortowski condolence:

    Sorry to hear about Joan. My mother and father always had nothing but good things to say.

  8. Karen Gortowski Hallman condolence:

    Dear Bill, So sorry for your loss. A donation has been made in Joan’s name to Trilogy.

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