Current Obituaries

Lois Reven, nee Zezulak

Lois Reven, nee Zezulak, age 85 of LaGrange Park. Beloved wife of the late Lewis E. Reven; fond mother of Lewis Reven, Leon (Connie) Reven, Linda (Ken) Johnson, Lawrence Reven and Laura (Dave) Sherman; dear grandmother of Nicole (Andy) Miele, Megan (Pat) Keesling, Melanie Sherman, Daniel Sherman, Grace Reven and Julia Reven; great grandmother of Maddie Miele; sister of Wesley Zezulak. Lois graduated from St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing and was a Registered Nurse for many years. Visitation Friday,… Read complete obituary here

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Donald Chris Rockholm

In Memorial

Donald Chris Rockholm, Army Veteran, age 87, of La Grange. Beloved husband of Doris Blanche Rockholm, nee Houcek; loving father of David (Lita) Rockholm, Donna (Ricardo) Cornejo, Diana (Matthew) Rockholm and Daniel (Joy) Rockholm; dear grandfather of Ernesto (Amy) Cornejo, Arlen Cornejo, Peter Rockholm, Xochitl Cornejo, Matthew Rockholm, Lilian (Rodrigo) Galdamez, Rachel Rockholm and Doris Cornejo; brother of Jeanne (The late Lou) Lanenga. Memorial Gathering Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 10 A.M. to Time of Service 10:30 A.M. at Warren… Read complete obituary here

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Georgina E. Bromberek, nee Unrein

Georgina E. Bromberek, nee Unrein, age 88 of LaGrange Park. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Bromberek, fond mother of Ray Bromberek, Jim Bromberek, Lisa (Joseph) Svoboda and the late Debra (Gary) Whitebread; dear grandmother of Amy (Jayson) Melin, Samuel Svoboda, Dirk Bromberek, Mitch Svoboda, Allison Svoboda, Nicole Bromberek and the late Jacob Whitebread; great grandmother of Jaycob, Adeline and Evelyn Melin; sister of Julius (Lucy) Unrein, Alverna (the late Vernon) Beiker, Haroldine (Margie) Unrein, Rosella (Peter) Stec and the… Read complete obituary here

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Ruth Ann Mrizek, nee Livesey

Ruth Ann Mrizek, nee Livesey, age 76, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of John R. Mrizek; loving mother of Richard Mrizek and Stephen (Brandi) Mrizek; dear grandmother of Zetta, Mira, Evelyn, Magdalyn and Addison; sister of the late Harry, Robert, Donald and John Livesey; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Friday, December 7, 2018 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West… Read complete obituary here

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Juana Avila Armendariz

Juana Avila Armendariz, age 95 of Brookfield, IL. Juana passed surrounded by her family on December 2, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Alfredo Armendariz: fond mother of Roberto (Joan Schenk) Armendariz, Ricardo (Anna) Armendariz, Rosa Acosta, Francisca (Joseph Rodriguez) Rangel, Gilberto (Sylvia) Armendariz, Ruben Armendariz, Lupe (Carl) Stovall. At Juana’s time of passing she was a proud grandmother of 16 and great grandmother of 23. Services Private. Resting Place Antongo, Mexico. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com Juana Avila Armendariz, 95… Read complete obituary here

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Thomas E. Allison, Jr.

Thomas E. Allison, Jr., age 80, of Brookfield. Dear son of the late Thomas E. Allison, Sr. and Agnes Allison, nee Mazur; beloved husband of Valentine Allison, nee Capek; loving father of Stanley (Dalia) Sobyra and George (Susan) Sobyra; grandfather of Stanley, Dalia, Alexander, Jennifer and Thomas; great grandfather of seven; nephew of Aunt Lucy. Thomas was the former owner of Allison Welding Service. Visitation Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 9:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman… Read complete obituary here

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Marilyn E. Volek, nee Sauper

Marilyn Elizabeth Volek, nee Sauper, born April 29, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, daughter of Martha and Frank Sauper died peacefully November 25, 2018. Loving mother of Paul (Lorraine) and Marian; grandmother of Allison Volek-Shelton; great grandmother of Faye. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Frank Volek, in 2002. Marilyn enjoyed playing the piano, sewing and gardening. She especially enjoyed her position as a volunteer docent for 30 years at the Brookfield Zoo. Memorials in… Read complete obituary here

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Harriet Materazzo, nee Holtrop

Harriet Materazzo, nee Holtrop, age 69, of North Riverside. Beloved wife of Fiore Materazzo; loving mother of Charles Crafton, Tony (Virginia) Crafton, Marietta (Chris) Gorniak, Anthony (JoAnn) Materazzo, Michelle (Zach) Frankenbach; proud grandmother of Joseph (Katie) Crafton, Michael (fiancée Chitra) Crafton, Melissa (fiancé Jose) Martinez, Brianna Crafton, Angelina Crafton, Christopher (Angie) Gorniak, Luca Materazzo, Marco Materazzo, Olivia Frankenbach and Liam Frankenbach; great grandmother of nine; sister Catherine (the late Sam) Costabile and Roseanne (Joseph) Maffei; aunt of many nieces and… Read complete obituary here

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Sylvia Dolores Malicki

In Memorial

Sylvia Dolores Malicki, age 97, of Darien. Predeceased by her parents Joseph Malicki and Apolonia Malicki, nee Wielondek; her siblings Alfred (Mary Jane) Malicki, Monica (Joseph) Voldan, Hillard (Virginia, Helen) Malicki, Helen (Charles) Purcell, Elinor (Carl) Whiting, Chester (Dorothy) Malicki, Richard (Florence) Malicki, Marvin (Claudia) Malicki and Donald (Marilynne) Malicki. Sylvia has 22 nieces and nephews and many grand and great-grand nieces and nephews. Memorial Visitation Monday, December 10, 2018 from 9:30 A.M. to time of Mass 10 A.M. at… Read complete obituary here

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Allen W. Bernard

Allen W. Bernard, 76, of Brookfield, IL, passed away on November 15th. He is preceded in death by his parents, William J. Bernard and Helen (Krabec) Bernard, and his former wife, Linda. Allen (Al) is the beloved father of Wendy (Steve) Dressel; grandfather of Jason Dressel and Eric Dressel; brother of Dale (Marianne) Bernard; uncle of Eric (Heather) Bernard and Michelle (Dwight) Williams. Above all, Al loved his grandsons and enjoyed watching their childhood sporting events and traveling with them… Read complete obituary here

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