Joseph H. Dusek, Jr.

Joseph Dusek

Joseph H. Dusek, Jr., age 92 of Brookfield. Passed away peacefully at home, by the side of his beloved wife of 72 years, Rosemarie Dusek, nee Pearcy; keeping his memory alive are his children, Rosanne Dusek Tenuta and Joseph J. Dusek; grandchildren Krista Tenuta, Jessica (Kesav) Gandham and Dominique Dusek; the latest joy in his life, great granddaughter Tala Gandham; his siblings, the late Deloris (the late Stanley) Szymaniak and the late Joan (the late Robert) Kasper; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Monday, October 3, 2022 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Service 11 A.M.

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Joseph was a former Commander for the Willowbrook Police Department.  He was a man of many talents, who could fix anything, build anything and find anything- he was “The Man”.  He will be missed by many.

Interment Clarendon Hills Cemetery, Darien

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to: ALSAC/ St. Jude Children Research Hospital 5501 N. Cumberland Ave. Suite 101 Chicago, IL 60656 or Shriners Children’s Hospital of Chicago 2211 N. Oak Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60707.

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  1. MICHAEL KURINEC condolence:

    I had the opportunity to work with Commander Joe Dusek as a new Willowbrook Police Officer back in the early 1980’s. Joe was a leader who was always willing to lend a helping hand and use his experience to teach young officers.
    Thank you Commander Joe.

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