Gladys S. Palach, nee Jirasek

More than 29-year La Grange and former 58-year Cicero resident Gladys S. Palach, nee Jirasek, 95, passed away peacefully in her home Feb. 28, 2022, surrounded by her family. Gladys fought a long battle with congestive heart failure and was a 48-year breast cancer survivor. She is survived by her three daughters, Karen Ann (Robert) […]

John Munoz

John Munoz, age 71, of La Grange Park. Beloved husband of Louise Munoz, nee Messina; fond father of Anna Maria (Robert) Matson, Christina (Bill) Dimitropoulos and Jacob (Melissa) Munoz; dear grandfather of Dominic Matson, Athan Dimitropoulos, Sophia Dimitropoulos, Konstantina Dimitropoulos, Jack Munoz, Samuel Munoz; brother of Victoria Maria Galbreath, the late Edward (Mikki) Munoz and […]

Robert J. Primer

Robert J. Primer, 69, passed peacefully surrounded by family. Cleveland born. Loving husband of Mary Grace Primer, nee Janik. Adored father of Lauren Li and the late Jordan. Dear brother of Sandy (Dennis) Dikowicz and Karen Primer; cherished brother-in-law of James (Linda) Janik. Fond uncle of Jennifer, Dennis Jr., Micheal, Joshua, Stephen, Nina, Allison, Amy, […]

Patrick Shanahan

Patrick Shanahan, age 85 of Westchester, native of Croom Co, Limerick. Beloved husband of Maureen, nee Fitzpatrick, loving father of Christopher (Mary Ellen) and Dennis; grandfather of James and Michael; brother of Helen (Thomas) Tully, Elizabeth “Betty” (Richard) Archer, Denis, Maura (Charles O’Toole), Katherine “Kay” (the late George) Dillon, Cornelius (Betty), Anne Ryle; uncle of […]

Adam E. Gawrysh

Adam E. Gawrysh, Army Korean War Veteran, age 87 of Sun City Center, FL., formerly of Lyons, IL.  Beloved husband of the late Carol A. Gawrysh, nee Pyrchalla; fond father of Dr. Carolyn (Sebastian) Danziger and Adam E. (Celynette) Gawrysh Jr.; dear grandfather of Eric M. Danziger and William E. Danziger, Miangely Serrano and Max […]

Edward J. Casey

Edward J. Casey, age 89, Veteran of Mount Juliet, TN formerly of Westchester, IL. Mass will be scheduled at a future date at St. Francis Xavier Church, LaGrange, IL. Interment will be at St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles, IL. Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL  60513 Information […]

Raymond J. Wielgos

Raymond J. Wielgos, age 83, of LaGrange Park. Loving husband of Joan Wielgos, nee Hirsch, loving father of Jeffrey (Christine) Wielgos and the late Billy Wielgos, devoted grandfather Natalie and Brenden Wielgos; brother of Diane (the late Thomas) Cox and the late Lorraine (the late Thaddeus) Kawalek, Stanley (Loretta) Wielgos, Chester Wielgos and Teddy (Marilyn) […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rita N. Kott, nee Lempke

Rita N. Kott, nee Lempke, age 93, of La Grange, formerly of Chicago. Beloved wife of the late Leo J. Kott; loving mother of Paul Kott and Susan (Mark) Judd; dear grandmother of Lauren (Nick) Egan, Allison Judd and Mark Judd; sister of George Lempke; aunt of Charles Lempke. Visitation Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from […]

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