Current Obituaries

Kathleen M. Bandy

In Memorial

Services and Interment Pending. Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL  60513

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Cheryl Wilferd, nee Smajek

Cheryl Wilferd, nee Smajek, age 59, of La Grange Park, formerly of Brookfield. Beloved wife of Michael Wilferd; dear mother of Sherina Girardi, Diana Girardi, Maria Girardi, Michelle Wilferd; loving grandmother of Vanessa Lange, Natalie Papa, Christina Figora and Raymond Figora; best friend and sister of Fran Peterson. Visitation Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and Monday, October 14, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 9445 West 31st… Read complete obituary here

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Joann G. Spataro, nee Brown

Joann G. Spataro, nee Brown, age 87, of Countryside. Beloved wife of the late Albert Spataro; loving mother of Carol (Jerome) Raske, Mary (Steven) Bruss and Joseph Muratori III; grandmother of Anthony (Aricka) Sefl, Nicole (Frank) McClain-Ficke, Justine McClain, Gina Muratori, Joseph (Jaclyn ) Muratori IV and Joshua Chalifoux; great grandmother of Anthony Dean, Daniel Johnson and Dominic Ficke; sister of George (Janet) Brown and the late Dolores (the late Joseph) Domanick. Joann loved her cats and John Wayne movies.… Read complete obituary here

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Lois M. Regin, nee Baker

Lois M. Regin, nee Baker, age 89, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL formerly of Chicago. Beloved wife the late Fred Regin; dear mother of Dennis L. (Terri) Regin and Kathleen (the late James) Newbeck; fond grandmother of Charity (Roger) Michaud and Matthew Newbeck (Darian Matos) and proud great grandmother of Jordyn Michaud and Trenten Michaud. Visitation Monday, October 7, 2019, 10:00 A.M. to time of Service 11:00 A.M.at Hitzeman Funeral home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment… Read complete obituary here

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Nathan A. Pena

Nathan Pena

Nathan A. Pena, age 19, of Brookfield.  Loving son of Alex Pena and Jennifer Pena, nee Bishop; dear brother of Lauren Pena; cherished grandson of John Pena, Chris Meier, Alice Iankov and the late Arthur (the late Jean) Bishop; nephew of Vitto Pena, Joey Pena, Mandy (Matt) Murphy, Peggy (Steve) Povich, Patricia (Daniel) Hoover, Steven (Ronda) Bishop, Tiffany (Patrick) Thibeault , Carrie (Clifford) Cox and Cathy (Andy) May; cousin to many;  Nathan’s beloved cat Cheech. Visitation Saturday, October 5, 2019… Read complete obituary here

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Stan J. Siemionkowicz

Stan J. Siemionkowicz, age 66, of Brookfield.  Beloved husband of Jane Siemionkowicz, nee Pudlo; loving father of Michelle Siemionkowicz. Services and Interment Private. Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL  60513 Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Vincent Grigoletti

Vincent E. Grigoletti, age 19, of Brookfield. Our wonderful son Vincent passed away, Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 5:40 PM at Loyola Hospital.  He was surrounded by his loving family members.  He had struggled over 9 years against medulloblastoma brain cancer that ultimately took his life.  His valiant fight is an inspiration to everyone battling cancer. He is now free from that terrible disease.  His kind and gentle spirit will live with us forever. Beloved Son of Daniel Grigoletti and… Read complete obituary here

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Edward C. Kirk

Ed Kirk, beloved husband to Noel Kirk nee Rentka, quietly passed away from this earth on Saturday September 28, shortly after his 55th birthday and following recent health complications. Ed was the youngest of 8 siblings. Loving brother to Chester (Patricia) Kirk, the late Art (Halina) Kirk, Janet (Gregory) Biedron, Bernard (Donna) Kirk, Patricia Reyes, Maria (Scott) Lakner, Douglas (Janet) Kirk. Brother in-law of Marianne (Steve) Swon, Vera Seibert, Susan (Steve) Rutas, Edward (Marybeth) Rentka, Karen and Don Suich and… Read complete obituary here

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Wayne Edward Pesek

Wayne Edward Pesek, age 68, of North Riverside, loving father of Anthony and Christopher, proud grandfather of Anthony Jr. and Jenna Pesek.  Dedicated Village of North Riverside employee for over three decades, proudly serving as the first Village Administrator for 19 years. Upon retirement, Wayne maintained a prominent role consulting for several local municipalities. There will be an honorary processional in front of the North Riverside Village Hall, 2401 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside, IL 60546 on Monday, Sept. 30th,… Read complete obituary here

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Julie A. Salmon, nee Drebing

Julie A. Salmon, nee Drebing, age 53 of LaGrange Park. Beloved wife of Frank Salmon; loving daughter of Janice B. Drebing, nee Bond and the late Ray O. Drebing; fond sister of Carole (James) Pencek; dear aunt of Jamie Pencek, Alexis Pencek and Matthew Pencek. Visitation Friday, September 27, 2019, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, September 28, 2019, 11:30 A.M. to time of Service at 12 Noon at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 9445 West 31st Street,… Read complete obituary here

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