Joyce Kathryn Jacks

Joyce Jacks

Joyce Kathryn Jacks age 81 of LaGrange Park. Loving daughter of the late Joseph Jacks and Sally Jacks, nee Batkevich, devoted teacher and dear friend.

Memorial Visitation Saturday, November 11, 2023 10:15 A.M. to time of Memorial Mass 11:15 A.M. at St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park.

Interment Private Lithuanian National Cemetery, Justice.

Joyce was a retired teacher of La Grange, Illinois School District 102, former staff member of St. Louise de Marillac School, activity Volunteer at Chateau Village Nursing Home, Willowbrook and a patron of Brookfield Zoo. Also fondly known as the “greeting card lady”.

Memorials appreciated for Masses or the Brookfield Zoo Chicago Zoological Society, 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL 60513

Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield.

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Lucile Nichol condolence:

    Dear Joyce,

    Many thanks for taking my St. Louise classes when I needed someone to cover for me. You always did a wonderful job! Your friendship meant a lot to me. Blessings,
    Lucile Nichol

  2. anonymous condolence:

    Thank you Miss Jacks for being a kind and welcoming substitute teacher. She taught my 4th grade class after our full time teacher was out sick for most of the year. May God and His Angels welcome you into His Kingdom.

  3. Monica Gyorke condolence:

    Dear Joyce,
    You were a wonderful substitute teacher and I could always count on you to get everything finished. I also enjoyed getting to know you personally during our Communion visits after you fell. Blessings on your way

  4. Kathleen M Krajniak condolence:

    Joyce you will be missed! You always had the best wishes for the children you were working with. My daughters and I will always remember you.

  5. Clare McDivit condolence:

    I worked with Joyce at Cossitt School for many years. She taught me the ropes as a new educator. I loved her straight forward thinking and mentorship. The kids loved her! God Speed, Joyce❤️

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