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Obituaries for April 2

ELMER KELLER

Elmer Keller, a resident of Summit, died Friday, March 20, at the age of 83.

He was employed by A&A Wire Products, Seeburg Jukebox, Club Aluminum,

and the SKIL Company. For the final 26 years of his career, he worked as a

custodian at Argo Community High School.

Survivors include his wife, Mary (nee Andis); one son, Frank (Jennifer); and

many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Freida (nee Cieszynski;

two brothers, Joseph Keller and Lawrence (Charlotte) Keller; and one sister,

Sylvia (Tony) DeRose.

Visitation was held Monday, March 23, at Foran Funeral Home, Summit. Funeral

services were held Tuesday, March 24, at St. Joseph Church, Summit followed by

interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.

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MARLENE DOMINICK

Marlene Dominick (nee Konopasek), a resident of St. Charles, formerly of

Palos Heights and Cicero died Friday, March 27, at the age of 82.

Survivors include three daughters, Donna (Osade) Shibata, Cheryl (Dennis)

Thompson and Janet (Jerry) Molloy; one son, Les (Sharon) Dominick; 6

grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie.

Visitation and services were held Monday, March 30, at Zarzycki Manor

Chapels, Willow Springs. Interment was in Fairmount-Willow Hills Memorial Park,

Willow Springs.

FRANK DZIELAK

Frank J. Dzielak, a resident of the Archer Heights area and a retired

transportation analyst died Sunday, March 22, at the age of 77

He was a member of the St. Richard Eucharistic Ministers.

Survivors include his wife, Diana (nee Costa); one son, Dennis; one

granddaughter, Chloe; one brother, Harry (Norlene); one brother-in-law, Dan

(Barbara) Costa; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John & Blanche; one sister,

Catherine (the late Lloyd) and Johnny.

Visitation was held Thursday, March 26, at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Chicago.

Funeral mass was held Friday, March 27, at St. Richard Church, Chicago.

RITA FEDDERCKE

Rita D. Feddercke (nee Hrizak), a resident of Brookfield and a homemaker

died Saturday, March 28, at the age of 92.

Survivors include two daughters, Rita (John-Chip) Lynn and Linda (Jim)

Melehan; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur F. Feddercke; two brothers,

James Hrizak and Joseph Hrizak; and five sisters, Mary (Edward) Koranek, Anne

(Eric) Hart, Eleanor (Raymond) Wilson, Gertrude (Melvin) Leonard and Florence

(Edward) Olson.

Visitation was held Tuesday, March 31, at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield.

Funeral mass was held Wednesday, April 1, at St. Barbara Church, Brookfield.

Interment was in Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Cemetery, Willow Springs.

DEBORAH FUSIEK

Deborah M. Fusiek, a resident of the Brighton Park area died Thursday, March

26, at the age of 61.

She was the daughter of the late Edward and Irene (nee Orawiec) Fusiek;

sister of George (Cheryl) Fusiek; aunt of William (Tamara), Richard (Annette)

Wagner; great-aunt of Nicholas and Vincent Wagner.

Visitation was held Monday, March 30, at Foran Funeral Home, Summit followed

by funeral mass at St. Pancratius Church, Chicago. Interment was in

Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.

MICHAEL KONIECZKA

Michael T. Konieczka, a resident of Burr Ridge, formerly of the Garfield

Ridge area and a self-employed attorney died Thursday, March 19, at the age of

68.

Survivors include his wife, Anita (nee Lucas); one daughter, Cheryl

Klingler; two sons, Michael W. (Cinnamon) and Thomas (Christina) Konieczka;

four grandchildren, Jack and Julia Klingler and Anya and Lucas Konieczka; two

sisters, Claudia (the late Bill) Elliott and Susan (Steve) Hurley; and many

nieces and nephews.

Visitation and services were held Saturday, March 28, at Zarzycki Manor Chapels,

Willow Springs.

JOSEFINA LOERA

Josefina L. Loera, a resident of Plainfield, formerly of the Brighton Park

area died Tuesday, March 24, at the age of 85.

Survivors include her husband, Santos; five daughters, Guilleranina, Estella,

Josephine, Rachel and Maria; and three sons, Joseph, Santos Jr. and Mario.

She was preceded in death by one son, Javier.

Visitation was held Friday, March 27, at Foran Funeral Home, Summit. Funeral

mass was held Saturday, March 28, at St. Pancratius Church, Chicago. Interment

was in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

DOROTHY MILLER

Dorothy M. Miller (nee Higgins), a resident of La Grange, formerly of

Oakbrook and a nurse assistant, died Sunday, March 22, at the age of 91.

Survivors include three brothers, Gerald J. (Debra) Higgins, William

(Lorrie) Higgins and Robert (Marion) Higgins; one sister, Lorretta (the late

William) Butusov; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Harold (Irene) Higgins, Jr.

Visitation was held Friday, March 27, at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield.

Funeral mass was held Saturday, March 28, at Mater Christi Church, North

Riverside followed by entombment in Queen of Heaven Cemetery Mausoleum,

Hillside.

ROSE MORRISSEY

Rose T. Morrissey (nee Sentivanac), a resident of Brookfield and a secretary

in the food service industry, died Friday, March 27, at the age of 85.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph E. Morrissey; two sons, Thomas M.

(Suzanne C.) Morrissey and Patrick J. Morrissey; two daughters, Karen A.

(Elisabeth) Morrissey and Elizabeth A. Turner; 8 grandchildren; 2

great-grandchildren, one brother, Joseph (Barbara) Sentivanac; and her friends,

Betty Potter and Carol Lastofka.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 10, at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd.,

Brookfield followed by private interment.

JOZEFA MUNKO

Jozefa Grazyna Munko (nee Jedrzejewska), a resident of the Clearing area and

a retired factory worker died Saturday, March 21, in her home at the age of 63.

Survivors include her husband, Zbigniew; two daughters, Anna (Ernest) Lakocy

and Alicja (Pawel) Rosol; 6 grandchildren; one sister, Krystyna (Stanislaw)

Lukasik; two brothers, Leszek (Elzbieta) and Krzysztof (Wieslawa) Jedrzejewski;

and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held Friday, March 27, at Zarzycki Manor Chapels, Chicago.

Interment was in Bielawa, Poland.

JOYCE POLASKI

Joyce Reed Polaski, a resident of Lyons and a banker, died Friday, March 20,

at the age of 61.

Survivors include her husband, Howard Reed; two daughters, Victoria Reed and

Kimberly Reed (Anthony Stompanato); one son, Cody Reed; her father, Robert

Polaski; 3 grandchildren; two brothers, Karl (Dianne) Polaski and Paul (Anita

DeStefano) Polaski; 2 nieces, 1 great-niece; and 1 great-nephew.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Viola Polaski.

Visitation was held Tuesday, March 24, at Kopicki’s Tower Home for Funerals,

Lyons. Funeral mass was held Wednesday, March 25, at St. Hugh Church, Lyons.

LOTTIE RAUTH

Lottie Rauth (nee Hornik), a resident of the Garfield Ridge area died

Tuesday, March 24, at the age of 85.

Survivors include one son, James (Christine) Rauth; and three grandchildren,

Jimmy, Erin, and Kelly.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley.

Visitation was held Friday, March 27, at Foran Funeral Home, Summit. Funeral

mass was held Saturday March 28, at St. Joseph Church, Summit. Interment was in

Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.

VICTOR SHEPPARD

Victor G. Sheppard, a resident of La Grange Park and an electronic

technician died Tuesday, March 24, at the age of 100.

He served in the British RAF during World War II.

Survivors include one son, Rodney “Pat” Sheppard; one daughter, Pamela

Sheppard; and 2 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Sheppard (nee Byrne).

Visitation was held Friday, March 27, at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield

followed by funeral mass at St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park.

Interment was in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

MARION ZOBJECK

Marion B. Zobjeck (nee Houda), a resident of Romeoville, formerly of

Brookfield and a bank teller died Wednesday, March 25, at the age of 94.

Survivors include two sons, Raymond W. (MaryKay) Zobjeck Jr. and Allen (Sue)

Zobjeck; two daughters, Jean (Ronald) Dangler and Mary Ellen (the late Michael)

Thatcher; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond W. Zobjeck Sr.

Visitation was held Saturday, March 28, at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd.,

Brookfield followed by funeral mass at St. Barbara Church, Brookfield.

Interment was in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

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