Current Obituaries

Hubert G. Jay, Jr.

Hubert G. Jay, Jr.,  age 88, of Brookfield. Army Veteran.  Beloved husband of the late Joan M. Jay, nee Rabstein; fond father of Jacqueline Betancourt, Hubert (Gail) Jay III, Scott (Marianne) Jay and Barbara (Robert) Chakmakjian; dear grandfather of Jason Jay, Eric Jay, Matthew (Audrey) Jay, Jeanine Betancourt, Michael (Wanda) Jay, David (fiancé Tiffany Wagner) Chakmakjian, Tiffany (Ryan) Sitter and Christopher Chakmakjian; great-grandfather of 11; brother of Keith (Janis) Jay and the late Patricia Buster. Visitation Thursday, November 14, 2019… Read complete obituary here

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Raymond J. Wielgos

Raymond J. Wielgos, age 83, of LaGrange Park. Loving husband of Joan Wielgos, nee Hirsch, loving father of Jeffrey (Christine) Wielgos and the late Billy Wielgos, devoted grandfather Natalie and Brenden Wielgos; brother of Diane (the late Thomas) Cox and the late Lorraine (the late Thaddeus) Kawalek, Stanley (Loretta) Wielgos, Chester Wielgos and Teddy (Marilyn) Wielgos; uncle and great uncle to many. Visitation Sunday, November 10, 2019 from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Monday, November 11, 2019 from 9:45… Read complete obituary here

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Fred Charles Bettin

Fred Charles Bettin, age 93, of Brookfield, Illinois passed away November 3, 2019. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Lorraine Bettin (Wodecki). Loved father of Jeffrey Bettin (deceased) (Diane and Karen Bettin (deceased)), Susan (Chick) Weldt, Candace (Jim) Hollander; grandfather of Melissa (Ignacio) Edenburg, Katie (Brian) Walsh, Tiffany (Jeff) Rozelle, Kelly (Jeremy) Hobert, Kristy Traylor, Michael Hollander, Justin (Julie) Hollander, Stephanie (Ryan) Etienne, Rebekah (Drew) Johnson, Jennifer (Casey) Clark; great grandfather of 22; brother of Yvonne Hadley,… Read complete obituary here

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Phyllis Dorothy Rochowiak, nee Fabiszak

Phyllis Dorothy Rochowiak, nee Fabiszak, age 98, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late Francis “Fritz” B. Rochowiak; fond mother of Heidi (Charles) DeVries and Wendy (Ronald) Wozniak; grandmother of Nina (Dan Kiss) DeVries-Kiss and Allegra Wozniak, great grandmother of Michael Kiss and Melissa Kiss; sister of the late Eugenia (the late Martin) Malecki; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, November 8, 2019 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 10:30 A.M. to… Read complete obituary here

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Bartlomiej T. Lupa

Bartlomiej T. Lupa, age 36 of Brookfield. Beloved husband of Katarzyna Sakowicz; dear son of Zbigniew Lupa and Bozena Lupa, nee Dziura; brother of Karolina Mallett and Arleta Maria Lupa, God Father of John Mark Mobley. Visitation Thursday, November 7, 2019, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Friday, November 8, 2019 from 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Friday 9:30 A.M. to Holy Guardian Angels Parish (St. Barbara… Read complete obituary here

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Jay Savage

Jay Savage

Jay Savage, age 58 of Bartlett, IL.  Loving son of Kay Savage; brother of Gordon (Jenny) Savage; longtime boyfriend of Debbie Jargstorf. Visitation Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 3 P.M. to time of Service 8 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL  60513. Interment Private Colorado. Memorials appreciated to the Windy City Grotto Caving Club, 4735 S. Kilpatrick, Chicago, IL  60632. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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William “Bill” Wright

William Wright

William “Bill” Wright, age 76, of Brookfield, formerly of Palos Park, passed peacefully surrounded by his family on November 1, 2019.  He is loved, and will be dearly missed by his son, Kevin, and granddaughter, Moira.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Jane, and his sister, Patricia. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 5, from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Wednesday, November 6, from 10:30 A.M. to Time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral… Read complete obituary here

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Arthur H. Schroeder, Jr

Arthur H. Schroeder, Jr., age 88 of Indian Head Park. Beloved husband of the late Melba Schroeder, nee Rudolph; fond father of Kathryn (Anthony) Lazzara, Carolyn (Vernon) Nelson, Margaret Turner, Arthur Schroeder III; grandfather of Sandi (Brian) Schultz, Kristy (Eric) Itzenthaler, Mike Turner, Josh (Leslie) Turner, David (Liz) Turner, Elizabeth (Jeremy) Hahn, Natalie (Mike) Jensen, Bryan (Sarah) Nelson, Christopher Lazzara, Jessica Lazzara; great grandfather of 14; great great grandfather of 2; brother of the late Barbara (the late Robert) Ohlfest,… Read complete obituary here

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Margaret E. Holland, nee, Finerty

Margaret E. Holland, nee, Finerty age 88, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late Patrick James (Jim) Holland; loving mother of Mike (Mary) Holland, Janice (Mike) Walsen, John Holland, Mark (Anne) Holland, and Jim (Marcia) Holland; devoted grandmother of Amy (Emile) Harley, Brian (Amanda) Holland, Patrick Walsen, Daniel Walsen, and Megan Walsen; great-grandmother of Lydia Margaret, Emma, and Michael Harley; sister of the late James P. (the late Clementine) Finerty, Robert Finerty, and Edward Finerty; sister-in-law of Betty Holland, the… Read complete obituary here

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Louis Mesick

Louis Mesick, U.S. Air Force Veteran, age 90 of Joliet, IL formerly of Avon Park, FL. Beloved husband of the late Jane Mesick; loving father of Donna (Rick Jones) Carter, Anita Lanute, Kerry (Karen) Mesick, Scott Mesick, Brent (Angie) Mesick, Glenn (Dory) Mesick and the late Louis R. Mesick; step father of Cynthia (James) Thomas, Douglas (Cyndi) Whitt, Charles (Cecelia) Whitt, Jr., Christina (Andrew) Fortune; loving grandfather of 31 and great grandfather of 26; dear brother of the late Mary… Read complete obituary here

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