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Obituaries for September 30, 2021

BonczykSTANLEY J. BONCZYK

Stanley J. Bonczyk, age 96, of Chicago, Garfield Ridge community; passed away September 19 surrounded by his loving family. WWII Veteran Ex-POW Army.

Beloved husband of Theresa (nee Symanski); dear father of Susan Johnson, Nancy (Dan) Coyne, Mary (Brian) Gordon, and Jim (Sandie) Bonczyk; proud grandfather of Peter and Kathryn Johnson, Bradley (Jessica) Coyne, Rebecca (Andrew) Stack, Matthew Coyne, Kyle Gordon and Margaret (fiancee Nick Miller) Gordon and great-grandfather of Charlotte Coyne and soon-to-be baby Stack; cherished brother of the late Helen (late Ed) Rygula, late Mary (late Frank) Wiacek, Florence (late Ed) Styczynski, and Frank (Gertie) Bonczyk; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Stanley was very proud to have served our country. He was a WWII Army Veteran, served in Europe, wounded in the Hürtgen Forest in Germany, and was a POW for seven months. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. After the war he worked for the Bell Systems for 40 years.

Visitation was held September 23 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 West Archer Ave (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation was held September 24 at the funeral home from until time of prayers. Mass at St. Daniel the Prophet Church. Internment with military honors at Resurrection Cemetery.

ARLENE P HERRERA

Arlene P Herrera, age 80, passed away September 8.

Will be missed by her beloved family and friends.

Arrangements were held by Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S Archer Ave. Jonathan F Siedlecki, Owner/Director. Final resting place is Resurrection Cemetery. To leave a tribute, please visit funeral home website at www.SzykownyFuneralHomeIl.com.

MaksymiecANN MAKSYMIEC

Ann Maksymiec, age 91, passed away September 16.

She will be forever missed by her beloved family and friends.

Visitation and arrangements were made by Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60632, Jonathan F Siedlecki, Owner/Director. Final resting place is St Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Chicago. To leave any tributes, please visit funeral home website at www.SzykownyFuneralHomeIL.com.

RICHARD ROLECK

Richard Roleck, age 79, of Brookfield, passed away September 17.

Beloved husband of the late Noreen Roleck (nee O’Donnell); loving father of Richard John (Lori) Roleck, Jeffrey Allen (Jackie) Roleck, David Michael (Alana) Roleck and Christopher Scott (Shannon) Roleck; grandfather of Cassidy, Caleigh, Camryn, Matthew, Kate, Abigael, Nora, Josephine, Emmett and Liam; brother of the late Shirley Roleck; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Member of the Boy Scouts of America.

Visitation was held September 21 and September 22 at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral was held September 22 to St. Barbara Catholic Church, 4000 Prairie Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513 for Mass. Entombment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Justice, IL. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com. If you wish to send a sympathy card to the family, please feel free to send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513, c/o the Richard Roleck family. We will gladly forward it on to the family.

RollaMARGARET ROLLA

Margaret “Marge” Rolla, age 98, of Summit, passed away peacefully at home September 17, with her daughter Valerie at her side.

She was the loving mother of John Rolla, Rose Mary (late John) Poston and Valerie (Tom) Nolan; cherished grandmother of Jeff Poston, Larry (Sandy) Nolan and Lisa (Mark) Rogers; dear great grandmother of Jeffery, Jessica, Ryan, Alex and Reece; fond sister of Donna (late Ed) Loutzenhiser. Marge was preceded in death by her four brothers and sister. She will be lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews and many friends. She was a devoted member of St. Joseph Ladies of the Rosary, the Moose Lodge #44 and the Daughters of Isabella.

Visitation was held September 22 until time of Prayers at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave.(55th street just west of Harlem). Mass followed at St. Joseph Church. Procession from the church to Resurrection Cemetery Community Mausoleum. To share a memory or offer condolences, please visit Marge’s personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

Rzepka 1SHARON K. RZEPKA

Sharon K. Rzepka (nee Latvaitis), age 82, of Bolingbrook, passed away September 21.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Czekala and the late Alfonse T. Rzepka; loving mother of Mary Jo (late Jim) Switalski, Butchi (Greg) Kasak, Rita (Jeff) Perschau, Debbie (Rich) Scios, Bob Czekala, Tim (Shere) Czekala, Kim (Mike) Stewart, Kristen (Ken) DeMeo and the late Dave (Debbie) Czekala; cherished grandmother of 28, great-grandmother of 32, and great-great grandmother of 1. Best friend of Carol Violetto. Dear aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held September 25 until time of celebration of life service at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 West Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Procession from the funeral home to Resurrection Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to Sharon’s personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

TokarskiDIANE P. TOKARSKI

Diane P. Tokarski (nee Marszalek) age 76, of Mokena, passed away September 22.

Beloved wife of the late Edward; loving mother of Karen (Michael) Pacini and Janet (George) Walker; dear grandmother of Briana Michaels, Danny, Amanda and Kayla Pacini, and George, Jack and Rebecca Walker; loved sister of Dorothy (late Billy) Pierce and Barbara (Nick) Linebarger; fond aunt of Billy Pierce, Jennifer Marszewski, Heather Beishuizen and the late Kimberly Qualls.

Visitation was held September 25 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation was held September 26 at the funeral home until time of prayers at and Mass at St. Faustina Church. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. To share a memory or offer condolences please visit Diane’s personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

ZepedaGREGORIO ZEPEDA

Gregorio Zepeda, age 99, longtime resident of Summit, passed away peacefully at home September 19 surrounded by his loving family.

He was the beloved husband of the late Margarita Lopez; cherished father of Ramiro (Francisca), Jose Luis (Erika), Olivia (Rafael), Guillermo (Juana), Vincente (Cleotilde), Maria Guadalupe (Alvaro), Maria Lourdes (Lino), the late Griselda (Gregorio), Margarita (Gabriel), Yolanda (Eduardo) and Juan Antonio; adored grandfather, great grandfather and great great grandfather. He is survived by his sister, Sophia Zepeda and was preceded in death by his other siblings, Raymondo, Aurora and Socorro.

Visitation was held September 22 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation was held September 23 until time of Prayers at the funeral home. Mass followed at St. Blasé Church. Procession from the funeral home to Resurrection Cemetery where Gregorio was laid to rest next to his wife and daughter. Condolences may be sent to Gregorio’s family on his personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

 

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