Jewel Elizabeth Brenk, nee West

Jewel Elizabeth Brenk, nee West, age 94 of LaGrange Park. Beloved wife of the late Herbert Brenk; fond mother of John “Jack” (Maureen) Brenk and the late Debra Brenk and Jamie Brenk; dear grandmother of Jennifer (Jonathan) Iwert and John Brenk; great grandmother of Sara and Will Iwert; sister of the late Nellie Smith, Leona […]

Sharlene Alicia Jantz, nee Svec

Sharlene Alicia Jantz, nee Svec, age 87 of Western Springs. Beloved wife of the late Vernon C. Jantz; loving mother of Valerie Jantz Pizzi and Russell (Angela) Jantz; grandmother of Paul (Allison) Pizzi, Daniel (Moriah) Pizzi and Amy Jantz; great grandmother of Jack Pizzi; Cousin of Ruth Sawusch, Teresa Kajer and her family, Teresa Berg […]

William “Bill” 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 […]

Margaret Arlene Evans

Margaret Arlene Evans, age 90 of LaGrange. Beloved wife of the late Robert Evans; fond mother of Robert (Peggy) Evans and Linda (Tom) Mathews; dear grandmother of Eric (Victoria) Evans, Ryan (Meaghan) Evans and Anna (Fletcher Thorne) Evans Fletcher, Tom (Katie) Mathews and Thera (Adam) Shrank; great grandmother of Tyler Evans, Matthew Evans, Nora Evans, […]

Arlene R. Passero, nee Schimpf

Arlene R. Passero, nee Schimpf, age 83, of Lisle, formerly of North Riverside. Beloved wife of the late Frank Passero and the late Richard P. Vance; loving mother of the late Richard W. Vance; step mother of Joann (Tony) Zapotocky and Marlene Cooper; sister of William (Diane) Schimpf; aunt of Bill Schimpf and Kirk (Patricia) […]

Eileen L. Zirzow, nee Rockhoff

Eileen L. Zirzow, nee Rockhoff, age 92, lifetime resident of Brookfield as well a lifetime contributing member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church where her father presided as minister for over 35 years. Beloved wife of the late Donald R. Zirzow; loving mother of Randy (Sherrie) Zirzow, and Lori (Wesley Ostick) Heckman; dear grandmother of Michelle […]

Leslie Peter DeGroot, III

Leslie “Peter” DeGroot, III, age 83, of Hilton Head Island, SC, formerly of La Grange, IL. US Marine Corp Veteran. Beloved husband of nearly 59 years to Mary Lee DeGroot; fond father of Missy (Alex) Elder, Mindy (Stu) Kiefer, Peter (Emily) DeGroot and Kurt (Caroline) DeGroot; dear grandfather of ten grandchildren, Jake, Sam, Emma and […]

Shirley E. Sandrick

Shirley E. Sandrick, age 93, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late John A. Sandrick; loving mother of Patricia Bozzi, dearest step mom of the late LeRoy Sandrick; loving grandmother of Michael (Trina) Bozzi, Chris Bozzi, Celeste (Bryan Berenz) Bozzi, Frank (Amy) Bozzi; great grandmother of 13; sister of the late Patricia Egan and the […]

Edward C. Jerkey

Edward C. Jerkey, age 90, of Brookfield. Visitation Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Private Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook. Information 708-485-2000 or

John Florczak

John Florczak, age 96, of Westchester. Beloved husband of Lori Florczak, nee Jankowski; loving father of Esther Mary Aldrich and the late Gisela (Peter) Vallandigham; proud step father of Joyce Ann (the late Bill) Marek, Samuel T. (Kristine) Karnick, Loren Karnick and Tanya Karnick; grandfather of Grace Aldrich; step grandfather of 11; brother of the […]

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