Lawrence M. Bakalich

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Lawrence M. Bakalich, Jr., age 91, Korean War Army Veteran, of Riverside.  Beloved husband of Ruth Bakalich, nee Feddern. Loving father of Bruce Bakalich, Brian (Sandra) Bakalich and Craig Bakalich.  Devoted grandfather of Alexandra and Rachel Bakalich.

Visitation Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd.  9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield.

Will Lie In State Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Sts. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church, Corner of 31st and Des Plaines, Riverside, IL.

Interment Private Irving Park Cemetery, Chicago.

Larry was Past President of the Riverside Little League and was instrumental in the incorporation of girl players.

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Jalan Walker condolence:


    I am so sorry for your Loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. If there is anything I can do please don’t hesitate to ask.

    Jalan Walker

  2. brian mccarthy condolence:

    Ive known you my whole life, you were a great friend. you will be missed,rest in peace.thanks for the many great 4th of july parties.

  3. Jen Kastner condolence:

    To the Bakalich family:

    I’m sorry for your loss. I’ll always remember Mr. Bakalich for his kindness and warmth; his smile and his laugh were so genuine. He was a great friend to my grandparents and the rest of the McCarthy/Kastner family.

    He will be missed. ♥️

  4. Dan/Kathy Murphy condolence:

    Brian Bakalich and family, condolences on the loss of your dad, our prayers are with you and family

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