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 […]

Nathan A. 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 […]

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 […]

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

Jane Whitt Mesick, nee Johnson

Jane Whitt Mesick, nee Johnson, age 83 of Joliet, IL formerly of Avon Park, FL.  Beloved wife of Louis Mesick; loving mother of Cynthia (James) Thomas, Douglas (Cyndi) Whitt, Charles (Cecelia) Whitt, Jr., Christina (Andrew) Fortune, step mother of Donna (Rick Jones) Carter, Anita Lanute, Kerry (Karen) Mesick, Scott Mesick, Brent (Angela) Mesick, Glenn (Dory) […]

Joseph P. Kelly

Joseph P. Kelly, retired Captain, Chicago Police Department 9th District, age 71 of Chicago. Loving brother of Nancy (Jim) Ferenzi, Mike (Debbie), Susan (the late Jack) McCann and the late Eddie (Nancy). Beloved son of the late Joseph P. Kelly, Sr. (retired Lieutenant CFD) and Jean Kelly, nee Phillips. Joe had a spirit and love […]

Elizabeth P. Garvey, nee Conmy

Elizabeth Patricia Garvey, nee Conmy, age 76 of Brookfield, formerly of Limerick, Ireland. Beloved wife of the late Michael C. Garvey; fond mother of Michael J. (Barbara) Garvey, John “Sean” (Michelle) Garvey and the late Anthony (Sandra) Garvey; grandmother of Kevin, Karen, Jake, Luke, Joey, Brayden and Nicholas Garvey; sister of William (the late Margaret) […]

Lucille E. Goetz, nee Bauer

Lucille E. Goetz, nee Bauer, age 88, long time resident of La Grange Park, IL.  Loving wife of 65 years to the late Eugene W. Goetz; beloved mother of Deborah (Patrick) Packard, Diane (John) Zylstra and Donna (James) Moriarty; dear grandmother of Denise (Daniel) Kosan, Maggie Moriarty and Julia Zylstra; great grandmother of William and […]