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Josephine D. Linkus, nee Zikas

Posted By Hitzeman Funeral Home On June 2, 2017 @ 3:08 pm In Obituary | 5 Comments

Josephine D. Linkus, nee Zikas, age 96, of Venice, Fl., formerly of Brookfield for 45 years and formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Beloved wife of the late Frank P. Linkus; fond mother of Ken Linkus, Lorraine (Ken) Lipinski and Ann (Tom) Lukas; dear grandmother of Laurel (Dan) McMahon, Jesse (Nicole) Lukas, Ryan (Sarah) Lukas and Lindsey (Tyler) Davis; great grandmother of Megan McMahon, Daniel McMahon, Oliver Lukas, Lila Lukas, Isabella Lukas and baby Nolan Davis; sister of the late August Zikas, Harriet Scuilli and Ann Gibbs; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, July 31, 2017, 9:30 A.M to 10:30 AM at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Monday 10:30 AM to St Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park. Mass 11:00 AM. Interment St Casmir Cemetery. Singing in the St. Louise choir gave her much joy. She loved visiting the Brookfield Zoo and enjoyed the baby giraffes. Her delicious Lithuanian recipes and holiday traditions will be continued by the next generation. Her strong faith, loving and caring for her family and friends were very important in her life. Her family would like to thank with all their hearts, the excellent professional loving care given to their Mom in the last years of her life at Mary’s on Bayshore, by MaryAnn, Katie and staff in Venice Florida. Memorials appreciated to the Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo, 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL 60513. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

Condolences for the family of “Josephine D. Linkus, nee Zikas”

Condolence from Julia Hernandez on June 10th, 2017 9:37 am

I’m so sorry for your family’s loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. I personally know the loss of both a mother and grandmother, and the pain can seem overwhelming. However I found comfort in the Bible’s promise for the future. Acts 24:15 speaks of a resurrection, a time when God will reunite us with our loved ones again! I hope this helps bring some comfort in this time of sorrow.

Condolence from Ann M Stokman on June 24th, 2017 2:35 pm

Sorry to hear of the loss

Condolence from Josephine Costa on June 30th, 2017 4:42 pm

So sorry to hear of Josephine’s passing. Such a stunning woman I had a pleasure to know. It was fun sharing our first names together! Her daughter Lorraine and grand daughter Laurel are a true reflection of what a wonderful person she was. Our deepest condolences, prayers and thoughts are with your family!! Love tim & josephine Costa and family .

Condolence from Ron/Hilda Emperado on June 30th, 2017 4:46 pm

Josephine was a great lady. And so proud of her family. Her loss will be felt for a long time. Cherish the memories.

Condolence from MARY ANN& KATIE on July 20th, 2017 8:20 am

Josephine we loved you. You were a prayerful, spiritual women. It was an honor to care for you and to know your most beautiful family. Please look down upon us and keep all of us under your wings.

With great love to the family of Josephine

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