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Richard Dudek

Richard Dudek, age 81, of La Grange Park. Beloved husband of Joan Dudek, nee Nash; loving father of Rich (Ruth) Dudek, Len (Linda) Dudek, Michalene (Michael) Crowley and Jeff Dudek; devoted grandfather of Ryne Dudek, Ashley (Ryan) Lavskis, Jessica Dudek, Erin (Nwaf) Alramli, Kara Dudek, Eric (Christine) Dudek, Danielle Dudek, Michael Dudek, Amber (Brandon) Lamore, Tyler Crowley, Brittnay Crowley, Maddie Crowley, Megan Dudek and the late John Dudek; great grandfather of Alex, Ariana, Alexis, Mackenzie, Dahlia, Nadiya, Henry, Skyler, Lucas… Read complete obituary here

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Lorraine V. Brhel, nee Pelka

Lorraine V. Brhel, nee Pelka age 93, of Broadview, IL and St. Petersburg, FL. Beloved wife of 64 years to the late Richard E. Brhel; fond mother of Debbie (Steven) Jansky and Wayne (Karen) Brhel; dear grandmother of Megan (Trevor) McIntyre, Michael Jansky, Adam Brhel and Andrew Brhel; daughter of the late Joseph Frank Pelka and Anna E. Pelka, nee Twarog. Visitation Sunday, February 24, 2019, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Monday, February 25, 2019, 9 A.M. to 9:30… Read complete obituary here

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Nicholas Sasuta

Nicholas Sasuta, age 91, WWII Army Veteran, of Brookfield. Beloved husband of Mary Sasuta, nee Crossken; loving father of Susan (Terry) Robb, Nancy (James) Brown, James Sasuta and Janet (John) Broussard; grandfather of Chris (Lauren) Robb, Beth (Thomas) O’Hare, Matt Robb, Daniel (Liz) Robb and Laura Brown; great grandfather of Olivia, Charlotte and Allison Robb; brother of the late John (Mary) Sasuta. Visitation Sunday, February 17, 2019 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st… Read complete obituary here

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Thomas E. Judd

Tom Judd was born June 24th, 1954. His siblings include Mark, Elvira, Susan, and his beloved brother, Daniel. Tom was loved by and loved all of his friends. A good man, Tom’s humor and kindness marked his steady and even approach to life. Interment Private Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513 Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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John R. Mrizek

John R. Mrizek, age 84, of Brookfield. Beloved husband of the late Ruth Ann Mrizek, nee Livesey; loving father of Richard Mrizek and Stephen (Brandi) Mrizek; dear grandfather of Zetta, Mira, Evelyn, Magdalyn and Addison; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 5 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Friday, February 15, 2019 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Private Bohemian… Read complete obituary here

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Josephine M. Zaloudek, nee Czapla

Josephine M. Zaloudek, nee Czapla age 100, of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Frank Zaloudek; loving mother of Robert (Sharon) Zaloudek, Richard (Janice) Zaloudek and Ronald (JoAnn) Zaloudek; dear grandmother of six; great grandmother of many; sister of the late Frank (Elaine) Czapla; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Graveside Service Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 2 P.M. at Maryhill Cemetery, Niles. Memorials appreciated to The American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. Arrangements entrusted… Read complete obituary here

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Edward C. Jerkey

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Edward C. Jerkey, age 90, of Brookfield. Visitation Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Private Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Elaine Sterba, nee Fink

Elaine Sterba, nee Fink, age 92 of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late George Frank Sterba; loving mother of Warren (Wanda) Sterba and the late Steven (Barbara) Sterba; dear grandmother of April (Casey Turner) Sterba, Samantha Sterba and Naomi Sterba; great grandmother of Olive Turner and James Turner; sister in law of Agnes Pajer; aunt of Kathe Heetel, Tom Pajer and Joe Pajer; cousin of Kenneth (Arline) Chrt. Visitation Friday, February 8, 2019 from 10 A.M. to time of Service… Read complete obituary here

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Pauline E. Matheson

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Pauline E. Matheson, age 88, of Brookfield. Beloved daughter of the late Teresa Matheson, nee Connolly, and Malcolm Matheson; loving sister of the late June Matheson and brother of the late Malcolm Matheson. Pauline was loved by her many friends and all who knew her. She was kind, caring and charitable. Funeral Mass: Thursday, February 7, at 10am; St. Louise de Marillac Church, corner of 30th and Raymond, La Grange Park. Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial donations can… Read complete obituary here

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Anne Nathan Jackson, nee Johns

Anne Nathan (Johns) Jackson entered into life on February 8th, 1940 in the small town of Brundidge, Alabama to the late Oscar and Victoria Johns. Anne had three brothers Jeff, Bud, Joseph, two sisters Inez and Mary, husband James E. Jackson and youngest son André Adams all preceded her in death. She and her siblings lost their father early in life but had a God-fearing mother to raise them. During her youth, Anne’s mother, Victoria fell ill which resulted in… Read complete obituary here

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