Current Obituaries

Bryan Reno

Bryan Reno, age 25 of Brookfield. Beloved son of Maria Reno, nee Gomez and John Reno; loving brother of Marvin Reno; grandson of Raquel and Luis Gomez; nephew of many; cousin of many. Visitation Friday, September 28, 2018 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Private. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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Gertrud Erna Beadle, nee Gartner

Gertrud Erna Beadle, nee Gartner, age 92 of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Julius Brett Beadle; loving mother of Lawrence (Cheryl) Beadle, Michael Beadle and Carolyn (Michael) Ressl; beloved grandmother and great grandmother of many; sister of Wally Bohm and Ottmar Gartner. Gertrud came to this country as a young bride by troop transport from her home in Germany in 1948. She had a long career as an involved and devoted mother. She was also a longtime… Read complete obituary here

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George J. Kuchar

George J. Kuchar, age 90 of LaGrange Park. Korean Army Veteran. Beloved husband of 66 years to Joan G. Kuchar, nee Graham; loving father of Kenneth (Jody) Kuchar, Keith (Carol) Kuchar and Kathryn (David) Drew; dear grandfather of Carly Drew, Joseph Kuchar, Sarah Drew, Trajan Kuchar and the late Jason Kuchar; brother of the late Frank (Charlotte) Kuchar and Mildred (Frank) Glaser; uncle of Gloria (the late Donald) Slomiany, Frank Glaser and Nick (Maureen) Glaser; great uncle of many nieces… Read complete obituary here

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Robert M. Cetin

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Robert M. Cetin, age 90 of North Riverside. WWII Army Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Amelia “Molly” Cetin, nee Purkart; loving father of Debbie (Jim) Rixen, Michael (Nancy) Cetin, Randy (Patty) Cetin, and Sandie (Bob) Pilipiszyn; dear grandfather of 8; and great grandfather of 8; brother of Emma Cleveland. Funeral and Interment Private. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Christ the King Mausoleum. Member of the American Legion 422, Forty and Eighth Post 220, Berwyn Eagles 2125 and the Telephone… Read complete obituary here

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Jim Riordan

Jim Riordan, age 61, of Evanston, formerly of Oak Park. Beloved son of the late James P. Riordan and Jeanne M. Riordan, nee Stewart; fond brother of Michael (Beatrice) Riordan, Theresa (Michael) Geimer, Jeannie (Lee) Zeitlin, William (Roxanne) Riordan, the late Mary Riordan and Maureen Riordan; fond uncle of Megan Geimer, Emily Zeitlin, Matthew Geimer, Eric Zeitlin, Tomm Riordan, Kevin Riordan and Kelly Riordan; dear nephew and cousin of many. Visitation Saturday, September 1, 2018 from 8:00 AM. to 8:45… Read complete obituary here

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Maria Lascu, nee Forsea

Maria Lascu, nee Forsea, age 83, of La Grange, formerly of Romania. Beloved wife of the late Traian Lascu; loving mother of the late Corina Comandasu; aunt of Elena (Gelu) Oprean, Oana (Marius) Sandru, Mihai Iambor and Carmen Bogdan; cousin of Aneta (the late Gheorghe) Iambor, Maria (Lulu) Bogdan. Visitation Friday, August 31, 2018 from 4 P.M. to 9 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Service Saturday, September 1, 2018 11 A.M.… Read complete obituary here

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Dolores Josephine Kritzer, nee Jovanovich

Dolores Josephine Kritzer, nee Jovanovich, of Brookfield passed away on August 24th at age 81. Beloved wife of John P. Kritzer, fond mother of Marc and Nicholas Kritzer, sister of Mary (Jack) Rogers, the late Joseph Milkovic, Victoria (Laddie) Zuncic and Lucy (Ben) Fierke. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 from 3 PM to 8 PM and Thursday, August 30th, 2018 from 11 AM to 11:30 AM at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL… Read complete obituary here

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Emil “Buddy” Beran

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Emil “Buddy” Beran, Korean War Marine Veteran, age 87, of Brookfield, formerly of Chicago.  Beloved husband of the late Renetta R. Beran, nee Lesniak; loving father of Venessa Beran and Collette (George Adamczyk) Beran; predeceased by 7 siblings; uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday, August 28, 2018 from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Wednesday, August 29, 2018 from 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL… Read complete obituary here

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John J. Jirkovsky, Sr.

John J. Jirkovsky, Sr., age 69, of Brookfield. Retired owner and meat cutter of J.J.’s Finer Meats and Deli, Brookfield. Beloved husband of Andrea Jirkovsky, nee Schindalga; fond father of John J. Jirkovsky, Jr., Jamie (John) Simigliano and Jessica (Michael) Krakowski; dear grandfather of Carolyn, Emmalee, Abby, Grace, Natalie, Jianna, Nicholas and Jackson; loving brother of the late Ronald (the late Mona) Jirkovsky; brother in a law of George Hardwick; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, August 27,… Read complete obituary here

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Dolores Leona Bilsland, nee Prucha

Dolores Leona Bilsland, nee Prucha, age 90 of North Riverside. Beloved wife of the late Donald Bilsland; fond mother Karen Allen and Tom Raemisch;dear grandmother of Meredith Allen, Annabelle (Jason Chan) Dacuycuy; sister of the late Paul Todd, Edward Todd, Shirley Martens and Elaine Saether; beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews; friend to many. Funeral Services and Interment Private Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park, IL. Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Information… Read complete obituary here

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