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 […]

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. […]

Donald E. Schwendner

Donald E. Schwendner, age 73 of LaGrange Park. Beloved husband of Margaret “Marge” Schwendner, nee Stanley, fond father of Traci Schwendner /Jose Leon, Erica/Dwayne McKenna and the late Amy/Jason Nelson; dear Pa of Emma, Ethan, Dylan and Ean; brother of David Schwendner /Brooke Randal and Mary/Thomas Ridarelli; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday […]

Gloria J. Trinco

Gloria J. Trinco, age 81 of Brookfield. Fond sister of Theresa Trinco, the late Albina (Zigmund) Wisniewski, the late Gene (Bernice) Trinco, and the late William (Helen) Trinco; loving aunt to Gordon (Pauline) Wisniewski, Steven (Kelly) Wisniewski, Ralph (Elizabeth) Wisniewski, Marianne (Paul) Bonfiglio, Donna (the late David) Simmons, Donald (Tricia) Trinco, Darryl (Debbie) Trinco, Constance […]

Patrick James (Jim) Holland

Patrick James (Jim) Holland, age 91, of Brookfield. Beloved husband of Margaret E. Holland, nee Finerty; loving father of Mike (Mary) Holland, Janice (Mike) Walsen, John Holland, Mark (Anne) Holland and Jim (Marcia) Holland; devoted grandfather of Amy (Emile) Harley, Brian (Amanda) Holland, Patrick Walsen, Daniel Walsen and Megan Walsen; great grandfather of Lydia, Emma […]

Geoffrey A. Karasek

Geoffrey A. Karasek, in his 75th year, of LaGrange Park. Loving Life Partner of Kelly Low for 28 years; beloved son of Anna Karasek, nee Lukes and the late Robert G. Karasek; devoted brother of Michael (Cheryl) Karasek and Robert (Marianna Marcin) Karasek. Will Lie In State, Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at St. Louise de […]

Wayne L. Alford

Wayne L. Alford, age 77 of Darien, IL, formerly of La Grange, IL. Navy Veteran Private Burial at Sea Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513 Information 708-485-2000 or

Geraldine “Gerry” Fekete

Geraldine “Gerry” Fekete, age 85 of La Grange Park. Beloved partner of the late Michael Rossiter; loving daughter of the late Louis Fekete and Barbara Fekete, nee Pecka; dear sister of the late Bob Fekete and Barbara G. Fekete; aunt of many nieces and nephews; cousin of many; friend to all, especially to her Plymouth […]

John E. “Jack” Ryder

John E. “Jack” Ryder, age 68, of LaGrange Park. Navy Veteran. Beloved husband of Deborah A. Ryder, nee Rizzo; loving “father” of Jona and Bryan Van Deun; “Big Jack” to Barrett Van Deun and Ainsley Van Deun; brother of Susan (Roland) Cull and Barbara (Edward) Welk; brother in law of Nick Rizzo, Sue Sullivan, Marty […]

Eileen McGann, nee Benchick

Eileen McGann, nee Benchick, age 84, of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Robert McGann; loving mother of Robert (Sandra) McGann and Tracy (Mark) Braunstein; dear grandmother of Max, Edward and Sarah Braunstein; sister of two. Visitation Friday, August 9, 2019 from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, August 10, 2019 from […]