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Obituaries for March 7

JOSEPHINE A. CHESSERÊ

Josephine A.

Chesser (nee Piazza), age 95, of Chicago’s Garfield Ridge community, passed

away February 18.Ê

Beloved wife of

the late Jerald; loving mother of Robert (Mary) Chesser, Thomas Chesser, James

Chesser and Edward (Donna) Chesser; proud grandmother of 8 and great

grandmother of 4; dear sister of Sandra Wilke and the late Sarah Ruggiero, late

Constance Sabo and the late Sylvia Roberto. Fond aunt of many nieces and

nephews.Ê

Visitation was

held February 22 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Road, Summit. Funeral

was held February 23 at St. Joseph Church. Entombment is Queen of Heaven

Cemetery.Ê

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CARL T. DUSTERHOFTÊ

Carl T.

Dusterhoft, age 75, of Palos Hills, passed away February 17.Ê

Beloved son of

the late Albert “Bert” and late Marguerite (nee Stefanik), Dusterhoft; dear

brother of Richard Dusterhoft, fond uncle of Victoria (Thomas) Faldani and

Matthew (Kelly) Dusterhoft and the late Angela Dusterhoft; great uncle of

Makaela, Henry and Miles.Ê

Visitation was

held February 23 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Road, Summit. Interment

Queen of Heaven Cemetery.Ê

EUGENE M. HOLZMEISTERÊ

Eugene M.

Holzmeister, age 89, of LaGrange Park, passed away February 27.

He was Korean War

veteran.Ê

Beloved husband

of Kathleen A. Holzmeister (nee Socha); fond father of Michael J. Holzmeister

and Anne (Montgomery Grimes) Holzmeister; brother-in-law of Bernadette (the

late Harry, Jr.) Fitzsimmons; uncle and great uncle of many; friend to many and

will be missed by all.Ê

Visitation was

held March 3-4 at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield.

Funeral was held March 4 at St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park.

Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.Ê

Memorials

appreciated to Sisters of Notre Dame, 13105 Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove, WI

53122 or your favorite veteran’s charity.Ê

ANNA JARZABEKÊ

Anna Jarzabek

(nee Dorula), age 87, passed away February 25.Ê

Beloved wife of

the late Stanislaw Jarzabek; loving mother of Jan Jarzabek (Antonina Morawa);

dear grandmother of Celina (John) Jarzabek, Jan (Katarzyna) Jarzabek and Piotr

(Aneta) Jarzabek; dearest great-grandmother of Victoria, Kamila, Patrycja,

Natalia, Michelle and Wiktoria. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and

friends.Ê

Visitation was

held March 1 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th

Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held March 2 at Our Lady Mother of the Church

Polish Mission, 116 Hilton St., Willow Springs. Interment Resurrection

Cemetery, Justice.Ê

DONNA JELDERKSÊ

Donna Jelderks,

age 46, of Chicago, passed away February 4.Ê

Loving daughter

of Donald (Cindy) Jelderks and Elvera Civinelli (Rick); birth mother of

Brittany Civinelli and Ashley Jelderks; grandmother of Richard and Serenity;

dear sister of Jeremy Jelderks and step sister of Bridget Eberhardt and Andrew

Vasquez. Donna will be missed by her many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.Ê

Memorial

visitation was held on February 23 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Road,

Summit.Ê

DENIS KAZELASÊ

Denis Kazelas,

age 71, of Justice, passed away February 27.Ê

Before his

retirement, he had taught for 30 years in the chemistry department at Marist

High School. PGK St. Fabian Knights of Columbus Council 967. Denis volunteered

for many St. Fabian Parish organizations.Ê

Beloved husband

of Evelyn; cherished son of the late Bruno and late Stephanie Kazelas; fond

brother of the late Carey Kazelas.Ê

Funeral was held

March 2 from Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Road, Summit, to St. Fabian

Church for Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation was held March 1.Ê

CAROLE L. KLINKERÊ

Carole L. Klinker

(nee Cutts), age 73, of Bridgeview, passed away February 24.Ê

Carole was an

American Legion past president.Ê

Loving mother of

Nicole (Carl) Watz and Mark (Tiffany) Pechous; proud grandmother of Joshua

Hargis and Caitlynn Watz. Dear cousin of many. Loving friend of Edward F.

Pechous.Ê

Service in

Celebration of Carole’s Life was held February 28 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300

W. Archer Road, Summit. Interment Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation was held

February 27.Ê

Condolences may

be sent to Carole’s family on her personal tribute website at

www.foranfuneralhome.com.Ê

EVA SUE KORBELÊ

Eva Sue Korbel

(nee Lumley), age 82, of Summit, passed away suddenly on February 18.Ê

Beloved wife of

the late Clifford Korbel; loving mother of Deborah (Late Philip) Bennett,

Patricia (Kenneth) Craft, Diane (Ricky) Baker, Jeffrey (Deborah) Korbel and

Kimberly (Todd) Anthony; proud grandmother of Kellie (Joseph) DiGangi, Jamie

(Steve) Weimer, Jill Craft, Jessica Craft, Ricky Baker, Jeffrey Baker, Brooke

Anthony and Blake Anthony; great grandmother of 7.Ê

Visitation was

held February 22 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Road, Summit. Interment

Resurrection Cemetery.

ÊANTONINA LISZKAÊ

Antonina Liszka,

age 94, passed away February 23.Ê

Beloved mom of

Agnieszka (Chester) Mietus; dearest grandma of Ania Mietus; cherished daughter

of the late Anna (nee Zubek) and the late Franciszek Liszka; dear sister of the

late Jan (the late Marcelina) Liszka, the late Aniela (the late Franciszek)

Zagata, the late Maria Liszka, the late Jozef Liszka, the late Maria (the late

Andrzej) Sadelski, the late Jan Skobel, the late Zofia (the late Wladyslaw)

Rafacz, the late Agnieszka (the late Stanislaw) Las, the late

Wladylsaw

(Stefania) Liszka and Wiktoria Liszka. Also survived by numerous nieces,

nephews and relatives.Ê

Visitation was

held March 1 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th

Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held March 2 at Our Lady Mother of the Church

Polish Mission, 116 Hilton St., Willow Springs, for Mass. Interment

Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.

FRANK A. MOAK JR.Ê

Frank A. Moak

Jr., age 78, of Chicago, passed away February 17.Ê

Beloved husband

of the late Shirley A. Moak (nee Brongel); loving father of Kimberly Moak,

Kristen (Raymond) Buckley, and Karyn (Matthew) Smoter; proud grandfather of

Bradley, Allison, Michael, and Matthew Buckley; fond brother of Sharon (late

Gary) Richardson; dear uncle of Colin Cook.Ê

Visitation was

held February 21 with a Celebration of Life Service at Foran Funeral Home, 7300

W. Archer Road, Summit. Cremation private.Ê

DOLORES L. MUSZYNSKIÊ

Dolores L.

Muszynski (nee Onzick); beloved wife of the late Francis J. Muszynski; loving

mother of Richard (Donna) Muszynski, Diane Schrader and Bernadette Laski; proud

grandmother of Dawn, Beth, Kimberly, Douglas, Steven, Sean and Jennifer and

great grandmother of 9.Ê

Funeral was held

March 2 from Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Road, Summit, to St. BlasŽ

Church for a Mass of Resurrection. Cremation will be private. Visitation was

held March 1 at the funeral home. Please visit Dolores’ personal tribute

website at www.foranfuneralhome.com and sign her guestbook.Ê

MARY FRANCES O’GRADYÊ

Mary Frances

O’Grady (nee Hanley), age 63, of Monee, passed away February 23.Ê

Beloved wife of

William Sr.; loving mother of Julia (Noel) Peaslee, William Jr. (Nicole)

O’Grady and Jack O’Grady; proud grandmother of Liam, Declan and Grace; dear

sister of Bridget (late John) Broderick, Daniel (Angela) Hanley and Sheila

(late Seamus) Gallen. Mary will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, great

nieces and great nephews.Ê

Visitation was

held February 26 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Road, Summit. Funeral

was held February 27. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Daniel the Prophet

Church. Interment St. Mary Cemetery.Ê

ALICIA “LEE” RODRIGUEZÊ

Alicia

“Lee” Rodriguez (nee Santos), age 79, passed away surrounded by her

family on February 23.Ê

Daughter of Eva

(nee Valdez) and Leopold Santos; wife of Thomas Rodriguez; loving mother of the

late Debra (nee Rodriguez) Vittoria, Thomas (Theresa) Rodriguez, Edward (Hope)

Rodriguez and Mark Rodriguez; dearest grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 13

great-grandchildren; dear sister to Agapito Santos, the late Rita (the late

Milt) Steffl, Leopold (Debbie) Santos and Mary Lou (Manuel) Morales; fond

sister-in-law and aunt of many.Ê

Visitation was

held February 27 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th

Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held February 28, Service and Time of Remembrance

were held at the funeral home. Interment followed at Mount Carmel Cemetery,

Hillside.Ê

JAMES H. SANDILANDSÊ

James H.

Sandilands, age 65, of La Grange Park, passed away February 19.Ê

Beloved husband

of Marge Sandilands (nee Sajdak); loving father of Chris (Nicole Rossi)

Sandilands, Sarah Sandilands and Megan Sandilands; dear grandfather of Jayke,

Ayden and Mattie; brother of David (Erika) Sandilands; brother in law of Wally

(Chris) Sajdak and Jim (Lucy) Sajdak; uncle of many nieces and nephews; coach

to hundreds.Ê

Visitation was

held February 25 and February 26 at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. Interment Queen

of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.Ê

Memorials

appreciated to National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, P.O. Drawer 498,

Emmitsburg, MD 21727.Ê

RHEA R. VONDRAÊ

Rhea R. Vondra

(nee Webb), age 88, of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., formerly of La Grange Park, passed

away February 24.Ê

Beloved wife of

the late Frank J. Vondra; fond mother of Kathy (Carl) Rauch and Carolyn

(Gintas) Kriauciunas; dear grandmother of Eric (Jessica) Rauch, Steve (Julie)

Rauch, Jeff (Jenny) Rauch, Allison (Mike) McGreevy and Melissa (Stephen)

Goethals; great-grandmother of Aaron Rauch, Maddy Rauch, Adam Rauch, Daniel

McGreevy and Lucy Rauch and Jacob McGreevy; sister of Donna Petzold; aunt of

many nieces and nephews.Ê

Visitation was

held February 28 and March 1 at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st St.,

Brookfield.Ê

Interment Chapel

Hill Garden West Cemetery.Ê

The family would

like to thank Dr. Richard Hogan and the staff of the Door County Medical Center

and the Skilled Nursing Facility for their loving and compassionate care Rhea

received these past months.Ê

In lieu of

flowers, memorials may be given to the Comfort Dog Ministry at St John’s

Lutheran Church, 505 S. Park Road, La Grange IL 60525 or to the Skilled Nursing

Facility Capital Campaign, Door County Medical Center Foundation, P.O. Box 230,

Sturgeon Bay WI 54235 in Rhea’s memory.

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