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Robert J. Marshall

Robert J. Marshall, WWII Iwo Jima Veteran 5th Marine Division, age 94, of North Riverside. Beloved husband of Helen C. Marshall, nee Canniff; step father of Katie (the late Marty) Ciebien, Robert (Heidi) Farrell, Jo Anne (Bert) McAndrew and Jim (Patrice) Farrell; grandfather of 7 and great grandfather of 2. Longtime friend of Dr. Bob. Memorial Mass Mater Christ Church will be conducted on a future date. Interment Private Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to St. Jude Research Hospital,… Read complete obituary here

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Teresa Nater Roman

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Teresa Nater Roman of Brookfield, formerly of Puerto Rico. Services and Interment Private were held privately. Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Dolores Pilat, nee Grunwald

Dolores Pilat

Dolores L. Pilat, nee Grunwald, age 84, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of Ronald E. Pilat, Sr. Loving mother of Susan (Randy Sachs) Simek, Cynthia (James) Vaile, Sherry (Steve) Vileta, Ronald (April) Pilat, Jr. and James (Kristine) Pilat; grandmother of Courtney Simek, Alyson Simek, Kevin (Allison) Simek, Stacy Vaile, Kristin Williams, Abby Williams, Taryn (Robert) Mackowiak, Lindsay (Michael) Brown, Amber (George)Kline, Erik (Stephanie), Gomez, Matthew Pilat, Megan Pilat, Joshua Pilat and Cullen Pilat; great grandmother of Collin Rehfeld, Norah Simek, Lukas… Read complete obituary here

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Donald R. Kwiatkowski, Jr.

Donald Kwiatkowski

Donald R. Kwiatkowski, Jr., age 35 of Hometown.  Beloved fiance of Amanda Macciaro; loving father of Trevor Kwiatkowski; dearest son of Donald R. Kwiatkowski, Sr. and Dawn Kwiatkowski; dear brother of Tanya Harrison; loving grandson of Tom (Maureen) Ceaka and John (Cecelia) Kwiatkowski; nephew of Tom (Rhonda), Terrence Sr, Irene (Fred), and Maureen; uncle of many nieces and nephews, friend of many and will be missed by all. Services & Interment Private Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation… Read complete obituary here

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Robert Lee Nowak

Robert Lee Nowak, age 61, resident of Bjorklund House, Oak Forest. Loving son of the late Leo Robert Nowak and the late Elizabeth P. Nowak, nee Pavlini; beloved cousin of many. Services Private at this time. A Memorial Service to be scheduled in the future. Entombment Private Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park. Memorials appreciated to Sts. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church, 250 Woodside Road, Riverside, IL 60546. Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.… Read complete obituary here

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Shirlee E. Zelenka, nee Gialdini

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Shirlee E. Zelenka, nee Gialdini, age 81 of North Riverside. Services Private Our Lady of Snows, Chicago. Entombment Private Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd.  9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL  60513 Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com  

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Angela Jarka

Angela Jarka, age 39, of Brookfield. Services to be scheduled at a later date. Interment Private at Oakridge Cemetery, Hillside, IL. 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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Helen Mungerson, nee Bylinowski

Helen Mungerson, nee Bylinowski, age 89, beloved wife of Robert Mungerson; dear sister of the late Stanley (the late Angeline) Bylinowski, Joseph Bylinowski, Lottie (the late Edward) Fuja and Michealene (the late Raymond) Sikora; dear aunt of Diane Vlachos, Mark (Dorothy) Sikora, Raymond (Kathy) Bylinowski, Thomas (Janet) Fuja, Edward (Karen) Fuja and Robert Mungerson; dearest great aunt of many including Michael, Dana and Nicholas Vlachos. Services are Private on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. Family and friends… Read complete obituary here

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Fern D. Peterson, nee Popkin

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Fern D. Peterson, nee Popkin, age 92 of LaGrange. Beloved wife of Howard J. Peterson; fond mother of Carolyn (Mario) Peterson-Vaccaro; Lawrence (Laura) Peterson and Donald (Joanne) Peterson; grandmother of 4; great grandmother of 2; sister of the late Virginia (the late John) Fett. 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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Emil Peluso

Emil Peluso, age 93, WWII Army Air Corp and Navy veteran, of Westchester, formerly of Brookfield and Riverside. Beloved husband of Mildred “Dolly” Clara Peluso, nee Kuester for more than 70 years; loving father of Michael, Gary (Cheri), Linda (Terry), Karen (Mike), and Wayne; devoted grandfather of Peter (Gretchen), Abigail (Michael), Kaylen (Pete), Zachary (Gretchen), Emilia, Nicolette, Erica, and Eliana; great-grandfather of Chloe, Carter, and Violet; uncle and great uncle of many. He was the last surviving child of the… Read complete obituary here

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