Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home

We offer a strong reputation for professional, personalized service. We believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. Our funeral homes offer The Simplicity Plan and Forethought prearrangement programs, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. ZIMMERMAN & SANDEMAN FUNERAL HOMES offer locations in Oak Lawn and Orland Park. Both are full-service funeral homes with three chapels each. Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes have been serving families since 1909, and today families continue to depend on them for reliable service.


Our Obituaries

Mary Jean Rieck

November 18, 1929 - January 27, 2018

Mary Jean Rieck, age 88. Beloved wife of the late Roy R. Rieck; loving mother of Mark Rieck, Christian (Shannon) Rieck, Pamela (William) Smas and late Anne; cherished grandmother of Mark, Stepahnie, David and Jennifer; dearest sister of the late Red Schott and Patricia (the late Eddie) Glasner; fond mother-in-law and friend of Vicky Rieck. Retired Nurse of over 30 years at Christ Hospital....
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Frank Joseph Karel

April 16, 1941 - January 24, 2018

Frank J. Karel, age 76. Beloved husband of over 54 years to Patricia (nee Maurisak); loving father of Annette (Jeff) Jean, Pamela (David) Colantone and Jennifer (Thomas) Donnell; devoted grandfather of Kyle and Meghan Jean, Paul and Amanda Colantone, Kayla, Ryan and Ashley Donnell; dearest brother of Ricky and the late Douglas Karel; cherished brother-in-law of Harriet (Robert) Doody; fond uncle...
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Thomas F. Boss

February 2, 1937 - January 3, 2018

Thomas F. Boss, age 80; Beloved husband of Victoria D. Boss (nee Mesa); Loving father of Sally (Al) Stauner, Thomas (Rita) Boss, Steve Boss, Peggy (Robert) Stachnik, Jeannie Buber, Hamilton Boss, the late Victoria (Joseph) Barry and Maria (Steve) Gaal; Cherished grandfather and great grandfather to many; Dear brother of Phyllis (John) Sweeney, Vern (the late Roxie) Boss, Rosemary (Leo) Verran,...
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Helen F. Schweikert

August 26, 1919 - December 30, 2017

Helen F. Schweikert, age 98. Beloved daughter of the late Frank and Della Schweikert; loving sister of the late Dorothy Schweikert, the late Merle (the late Frank) Smitko, the late Robert (the late Gwen) Schweikert, the late Most Reverend John Schweikert and the late Shirley (Harold) Sawyer; cherished aunt of Robert Smitko, Michael Schweikert, Kimberly Griffin, Sherri Sawyer and Bonnie Sawyer;...
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Michael J. Keri

May 13, 1979 - December 23, 2017

Michael J. Keri, age 38 suddenly; Corrine Schmitz loving mother of his children; Beloved father of Colette, Hannah and Sophia; Proud son of Patricia (Bob) Krueger and Mike (Cindy) Keri; Dear brother of Adam (Leslee) Keri and the late Cody Krueger; Fond uncle of William Cody Keri; Kind nephew of many aunts and uncles; Cousin to many.
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Esther L. Barczyk

August 7, 1953 - December 3, 2017

Esther L. Barczyk, born in Chicago on August 7, 1953, was called to her new life by the Lord on December 3, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. She fought a courageous three year battle with cancer. She attended Lourdes High School and Moraine Valley College. As a dedicated registered nurse she helped others for over 35 years at various hospitals where she made countless friends. Esther was a...
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Virgilio R. Carangal

October 4, 1933 - November 26, 2017

Dr. Virgilio R. “Pexy” Carangal passed away on November 26 at his home in Corvallis, Oregon. He was 84. He was a 1955 graduate of University of the Philippine College of Agriculture. He proceeded to complete his MS degree at Purdue University in 1958 and PhD degree at University of Minnesota in 1966. His focus was Plant Breeding and Genetics. He was a 1973 TOYM (Ten Outstanding Young...
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Agnes A. McKinney

May 5, 1945 - November 13, 2017

Agnes A. McKinney (nee Ezerski) age 72; Loving mother of Michael J. McKinney; Proud daughter of the late John and Agnes Ezerski; Fond cousin of many. Visitation Sunday 2 to 8 PM at the Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home, 5200 W. 95th St.; Interment Private. Member of the Shepard Club of the Adler Planetarium, benefactor of Chicago’s Museums and Cultural Societies.
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Marilyn Joanne Dawson

January 2, 1929 - October 20, 2017

Our beloved mother, Marilyn Joanne Dawson, nee Applin, age 88, of Oak Lawn, Illinois joined her late husband, Stanley C. Dawson on the other shore October 20, 2017. She leaves behind her six children: Clyde (Karen), Donna (John Lalor), Gail (Patrick) Staples, Timothy, Stanley, Jr. (Kathy) and Michael (Mary). Cherished grandmother of Kristin (Marlon) dela Cruz, Jessi and Peter Staples, Lindsey ...
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David W. Abrahamson

February 19, 1928 - October 12, 2017

David W. Abrahamson age 89, Vet. U.S. Army, Korean War. Beloved husband of the late Mary Therese (nee D’Arcy). Loving dad of Mary (Paul) Vladovich, Claire (Jeff) Neubauer, Tom (Jocelyn), Paul Abrahamson and Olaf (Karen) Abrahamson. Loving grandpa of 8 and cherished great grandpa of 13. Dear brother of the late Paul (Dee) Abrahamson and the late Mary (the late John ) Parker. Fond uncle of...
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Robert P. Buck

May 10, 1963 - October 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Donald R. Brongel

December 5, 1958 - September 1, 2017

Donald R. Brongel loving son of the late Edward A. Sr. and Anna Mae (nee Mangialardi) Brongel. Dear brother to Edward A. Brongel Jr. (Michele-special uncle of Archie and Lily) and Nicolette J. Brongel; Special-brother to Gary, Jim, Kerry, Kitty, Martha, Randy, Rob, Tim and a special uncle and great friend to many.
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Kathyl J. Warning

July 12, 1933 - August 12, 2017

Kathyl Jean Warning(nee Schoenhard) age 84, beloved wife of the late Ralph Warning. Loving mother of Randall(Arvella) Warning Sr., Grant(Linda) Warning, Martin(Deanna Conroy) Warning and Kristine Warning. Loving grandmother of Randall Warning Jr., Melissa(Aurelio) Carmona, Philip(Kathy Tutak) Warning, Jessie(Mike) Mathsen, Grant (Elizabeth) Warning Jr., Emily Warning, Larry Thorpe, Blaine Thorpe,...
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Phyllis V. Nygaard

July 20, 1934 - July 27, 2017

Phyllis V. Nygaard (nee Otte) Beloved wife of Otto Nygaard; loving mother of Patricia (Steven) Reardon and Gail (John) Klimek; cherished grandmother of Steven (Amylyn) Reardon Jr., Jennifer (Adam) Sorna, Matthew (Desirae) Klimek, Kelly (Nicholas) Mager and Stacey Klimek; adoring great grandma of Chloe, Kaitlynn, Emily, Alexandria and Thora; dearest sister of Joanne Matthews. Visitation Sunday 4...
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Merton E. Johnson

February 3, 1935 - July 3, 2017

Merton E. Johnson Sr. age 82, beloved husband of Esther “Marie”(nee Hepp). Loving dad of Merton E. Jr. (Sharon), Kenneth W. and Christopher(Jennifer) Johnson. Loving grandpa of Timothy Dougherty, Kimberly Dougherty, Ashley Johnson and Kayla Johnson. Cherished great grandpa of Shane Dougherty. Member of Evergreen Park Lodge #1171 A.F. & A.M. Memorial Service Monday from 3-9 p.m. at...
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John V. Baker

September 24, 1943 - June 12, 2017

John V. "Jack" Baker, beloved husband of Jean M. (nee Pacewic), Loving father to Shelly (Gary), Bridgett & Holly (Corey). Proud grandfather of Gary, Alexis, JR, Orion "Budger", and Castiel. Dear brother of Diane (Rich) and Leanne (Chuck). Fond uncle to many nieces and nephews.
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Sandra A. Loven

October 14, 1949 - June 2, 2017

Sandra “Sandy” (nee: Stockstell) Loven, 67, died peacefully on Friday, June 2, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Holy Cross Hospital. Sandy was born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 14, 1949, to Elzy and Anna Stockstell. Sandy attended Gage Park High School, and went on to earn her degree in early childhood education from Richard J. Daley college. Sandy married Joel Loven on...
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Rita Thornburg

February 18, 1924 - May 28, 2017

Rita Thornburg (nee Stateman), age 93. Beloved wife of the late Herbert “Bo” Thornburg; loving mother of Patricia (Richard) Zagotta, Cynthia (Gene) Poletto and the late James (the late Diane) Thornburg and the late Gail Thornburg; proud grandmother of Jerry (Nicole) Thornburg, Anthony (Sheila) Zagotta, Nicholas (Lisa) Zagotta, Katie (Dave) Polkow, Gene Poletto, Anthony Poletto,...
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Nancy M. VanZee

November 13, 1930 - May 26, 2017

Nancy M. (nee Segersell) beloved wife of Jack H. VanZee. Loving mother to David (Sheri) and Paul (Laura) VanZee. Proud grandmother of Andrew, Heidi, Adam, Sarah, Mark and Aaron & great grandmother to many.
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Melvin L. Orloff

November 22, 1922 - May 21, 2017

Melvin L. Orloff age 94, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21st. Mel was the loving husband to Ann(nee Ciotti) for 52 years. He was the youngest of 8 children of Otto and Emma Orloff, and all his siblings preceded him in death: Caroline(Gustav) Meyer, Albert(Frances) Orloff, Mildred Orloff, Clara(Henry) Joritz, Ruth(Otto) Joritz, Ethel(John) Lees and Elmer(Ruth) Orloff. Mel graduated from the...
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Alice M. Cmeyla

August 16, 1916 - May 16, 2017

Alice M. Cmeyla (nee Hlinak) age 100, beloved wife of the late Andrew J. Cmeyla. Loving mother of Josephine(the late Gary) Winther, Janet(Joseph) Fuhs, David(Diana), Bernice(John) Olivi, Kathleen(Robert) Durava, Elaine(Ron) Novak and Mary(Kenneth) Lash. Loving grandmother of 14. Cherished great grandmother of 15. Dear sister of the late Helen(the late Clem) Blahnik, the late Julia(adolf) Laverenz...
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Margaret A. Stewart

April 5, 1918 - May 11, 2017

Margaret A. Stewart (nee Smith) 99, gained her Angel Wings on May 11, 2017. Marge was preceded in death by her husband Daniel A. Stewart, 56 years of marriage, her sons, John Stewart and Daniel (Sharon) Stewart, her parents and siblings. Loving Mother of Raymond (Carol) Stewart, fond Mother-in-Law of Judy Stewart. Dear Sister of the late Violet Alagna, the late Victor, Ray (Opal), Farrell,...
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Stanley F. Warner

May 12, 1934 - May 1, 2017

Stanley F. Warner age 82, beloved partner of Gerald J. Meyer. Dear brother of Marion and the late Thomas R. (the late Dorothy) Okrie Sr. Loving uncle of Thomas R.(Melissa) Okrie Jr., Timothy J. Okrie and Tina(Gerad) Rivello. Cherished great uncle of Tom, Megan, Madeline, William, Athena, Gerald Jr., Michael and Anthony. Stanley was a wonderful and loving soul full of wisdom. He was an extremely...
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Carl J. Sterk

March 3, 1926 - April 21, 2017

Carl J. Sterk; beloved husband for 60 years to Rosemary A. (nee Harty). Loving dad of Mark (Joyce), Mary Beth (Sandy) Lourie, Tim (Kathe), Paul (Lu), Ellen (Ed) Siegert, Ann (Dave) Erie & the late Carol Ann Sterk. Proud grandpa of Brian (Eileen Ryan), Kevin (Shawn Lamb) & Michael Sterk, Katherine & Caroline Lourie, Hilary (Fiance Tom Tully) Sterk, Meggan Sterk, Stephanie (Ted)...
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Michael Errico

July 24, 1927 - April 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Paul L. Borik

August 11, 1925 - March 14, 2017

Paul L. Borik US Army Veteran WWII. Beloved husband of the late Rose A. (nee Swiatek)Borik. Loving uncle and dear friend to many. Supervisor of HVAC for Argonne National Laboratory Lemont, Il. for over 30 years. Visitation will be Saturday March 18, 2017 at the Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeal Home 5200 W. 95th Street Oak Lawn, Il. 60453 from 8:00 a.m. until time of prayers at 10:15 a.m. Mass will...
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Donald E. Chapman

May 18, 1934 - March 10, 2017

Donald E. Chapman Retired Captain Army Corp of Engineers. Beloved husband of Diane (nee Guldenbecker). Loving father to DeeDee (Kent) Olson and Dale Chapman. Proud grandfather of Eric (Elisabeth) and Brittany Olson. Fond brother of Cozanne (Tom) Jenkins and John (Susan) Chapman. Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Alumni of Michigan State University, Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity,...
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Margaret Anne Stuber

April 7, 1951 - March 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Lonnie V. Mathis

October 22, 1932 - March 4, 2017

Lonnie V. Mathis, age 84; Beloved husband of Carole A. Mathis (nee Pavlik); Loving father of Tammy Mathis, Cathy (Sean) O'Connor and Janice Mathis; Cherished Grandfather of Jamie Mathis, Tanya Hardison, Megan O'Connor, Emily Mathis, Brendan O'Connor and the late Travis Hardison; Proud Great Grandfather of Dominic, Palmer and Carter Mathis.
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Darlene L. Zimmerman

November 15, 1939 - February 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Robert J. Fries

March 5, 1925 - February 8, 2017

Robert J. Fries age 91, Vet. U.S. Navy, beloved husband of the late Rhea B.(nee Brennan). Loving father of Eileen Kent, Thomas (Patrice) Fries, Michael Fries, Rhea (Gary) Boldman, Daniel (Trish) Fries and Diane (James) DeMoss. Proud grandfather of 10 and great grandfather of 12. Services and interment were held privately.
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Valerie M. Angstrom

May 16, 1934 - February 2, 2017

Valerie M. Angstrom, former resident of Oak Lawn and Jennings Terrace, Aurora, Illinois. Best friend and beloved wife of the late James A. Angstrom for 27 years. Proud and loving mother of Lizbeth (Bruce) Morrison, Vivian (John) Stewart and Leandra (Thomas) Pottle. Proud and Loving grandmother of Andrew (Courtney), Alexander and Aaron Morrison, Foster and Michael Pottle and Emma, Halli and...
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Dorothy M. Walton

July 10, 1927 - February 1, 2017

Dorothy M. Walton (nee Fondee) age 89. Beloved wife of the late John L. Walton; loving mother of Jack (Lori), Janet (Tom) Derrico, Ron, Ken (Deirdre), Debbie (Brian) Bulanda and Tom Walton; adored grandma of 16; cherished great-grandma of 24 with two on the way; dearest sister of Anna Marie (Ken) Keck and the late Bob Fondee; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews and devoted friend of many; very...
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Lillian Beavan

March 29, 1923 - January 25, 2017

Lillian D. Beavan (nee Lind), age 93. Beloved wife of the late Jack; devoted daughter of the late Charles and Anna Lind (nee Karlson); loving sister of the late Lester (Dorothy) Lind; dearest sister-in-law of the late Florence (the late Thomas) Paul, the late William (the late Ada) Beavan, the late Robert (the late Carla) Gladys and the late Ellis (the late Leola) Beavan; cherished aunt, great...
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Rita M. Girten

June 20, 1931 - January 22, 2017

Rita M. Girten (nee Mullally) age 85, beloved wife of the late Bernard J. Girten. Loving mom of Joseph(Sandy), Phillip(Charise) and Janet Girten. Loving grandma of Joseph(Jackie) Girten , Laurie Girten (Bill Bybee), Michelle(Peter) Sprecher and Kathryn(James) Schramm. Cherished GiGi of Joey & Joshua Girten and Isabelle & Norah Sprecher. Rita had a long retail career with Montgomery Ward....
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Lorraine Garber

January 13, 1948 - January 16, 2017

Lorraine F. Garber(nee Grzybowski) age 69, loving mother of Carl(Susan McGlynn) Garber. Dedicated daughter of the late Stephaine and Louis Grzybowski. Visitation Monday 9:00 a.m.at the Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home, 5200 w. 95th St. Oak Lawn, IL 60453 until time of memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Interment of cremains will be at Resurrection Cemetery immediately following the memorial...
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Gregory Gaal

October 22, 1925 - December 23, 2016

Gregory Gaal, age 91, native of Hungary. Beloved husband of Eileen (nee Murphy); loving father of Gloria (Larry) Karnes, Georgina (former spouse, Orlando Insignares) Gaal, Stephen Gregory (the late Maria), Roseann Kwak, Eileen (the late George Cruz) Harper, Gregory Patrick Gaal and Bernadette (Billy) Smith; cherished grandfather of Sean Gaal, Spring, Danielle and Jordan, Kara (her father Kenny)...
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Barbara Caroline Schmeltzer

August 2, 1913 - December 22, 2016

Barbara Caroline Schmeltzer, age 103, Beloved wife of the late August Schmeltzer. Loving mother of Richard (Dorothy), Barbara Forbes, Nancy (Phil) Randall. Proud grandmother to Diane (Harvey), Debra (Antonio), David (Donna), Dawn, Lisa (Joe), Tracy (Dale), Jaime (Wade). Cherished great grandmother of Jennifer, Amanda, David, Jake, Hannah, Mary, Joshua, Jason, Emily, Sammi, Tyler, Olivia,...
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Edward S. Lapinski

August 7, 1932 - December 16, 2016

Edward S. Lapinski, age 84. U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, Korean War, Purple Heart Recipient. Beloved husband of the late Magdalene K. (nee Fornero); loving father of the late Edward A. and the late David G. (Luann) Lapinski and Katherine D. Grubbs and Carl D. Wass; cherished grandfather of Laura, Daniel and Michelle; proud great grandfather of Kailyn and Addison; retired member of Pipefitters Union...
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Keith Arthur Bailie

February 23, 1947 - December 11, 2016

Keith Arthur Bailie, age 69, of Murphy, NC, formerly of Oak Lawn and Anchorage, AK, passed away at home on December 11 after a courageous battle with cancer. Keith is survived by daughter Kerin, sons Christopher and Ken, granddaughter Autumn Gilies, grandson Sean, brother Jim (Candace) and several cousins and nephews. Loving companion of Christine Fanelli. Preceded in death by beloved wife...
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Betty Tenorio

December 14, 1938 - December 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Nancy J. Witt

June 4, 1952 - December 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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George H. Dempsey

November 22, 1938 - November 22, 2016

George H. Dempsey age 78, beloved husband of Henrietta (nee Pierik). Loving father of George(Erin) Dempsey, Carleen(Dave) Kadela and Anita(John) Ryan. Proud papa of Nicholas Kadela, Danielle Dempsey and Jack Dempsey. Papa of 3 grand dogs Payton, Taylor and Ginger. George worked for the Village of Oak Lawn for 40 years and was a member of the Oak Lawn Volunteer Fire Department. He played in a...
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Elaine T. Braasch

October 15, 1931 - November 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Lillian Ramona KERN

May 31, 1927 - October 23, 2016

Lillian Ramona Kern (nee Blake) age 89. Beloved wife of the late Clarence; loving mother of Mark Kern and Carolyn Kern; cherished grandmother of Jennifer (William) Suchecki-McKernan and Mark (Maria) Richter; adoring great grandma of Crystal and Christian and Evelynn and Ivan. Past member of the Moose Lodge. Memorial gathering Monday 9:30am-11:30am. Memorial Service at 11:30am. Inurnment Abraham...
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Charles W. Smoots

April 21, 1929 - October 22, 2016

Charles Smoots of Oak Lawn, IL went to eternal rest on October 22, 2016. Chuck was a man of strong character and humility, a patriot, and a devout Christian. Charles is survived by Jean, his wife of 63 years, his daughters Ellen (Timothy) Pearson, Beth (James) McClanahan, and Amy (Anthony) Ogarek, and his grandchildren Eric, Matthew, Sven, Pierce, Anne, Andrew and Alec. A celebration of life...
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Pauline A. Leyerle

April 22, 1930 - October 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Gary A. Gleason

July 2, 1942 - October 7, 2016

Gary A. Gleason, age 74; Beloved husband of Beverly Gleason (nee Jensen): Loving father of Michael (Debbie) Gleason and the late Timmy Gleason; Cherished grandfather of Anthony Gleason; Dear friend of the late Joyce Rupp. Retired employee of the C.T.A. and General Manager of the Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Railway And Museum, Wisconsin Dells. In lieu of flowers donations to the...
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Nellie M. LaMantia

July 26, 1914 - September 28, 2016

Nellie LaMantia, age 102 (nee Salluca) Beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Peter, John (Judy), Paul (Cheryl Johnson), Joseph (Merridee) and Teri (Joseph) Thomas ; cherished grandmother of Tammy Thomas, Toni Pellegrino, Tracie (Vince) Butera, Coco (Saylan) Lukas, Annysa LaMantia, Nadia (Genti Vrapi) LaMantia, Jason LaMantia, Eli LaMantia and Kimmy LaMantia; adoring great grandmother...
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Delores A. Vavrina

May 29, 1931 - September 25, 2016

Delores Vavrina, age 85 passed away on Saturday, September 24th surrounded by her loving family. Delores was predeceased by her loving husband Walter Vavrina, brother Stephen Nardi, and sister Rita Nardi. Her survivors include her beloved daughter Janis Barrick, and her two beloved sons James (Linda) Vavrina and Richard (Eileen) Vavrina. She will be dearly missed by six loving grandchildren;...
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Dolores P. Kane

March 28, 1920 - September 22, 2016

Dolores P. Kane (nee Slizewski) age 96. Beloved wife of the late James; loving mother of Bonnie (Chuck) Connor and the late James Kane Jr; cherished grandmother of Michael (Danielle) Connor, Sandra (Kevin) Kraemer and Susan (Rheanna) Connor; adoring great-grandmother of Matthew and Ben Kraemer. Visitation Tuesday, 9:30am – 11am at Zimmerman-Sandeman Funeral Home 5200 W. 95th Street to St....
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Arthur F. Ender

May 4, 1919 - September 22, 2016

Art Ender passed away peacefully in his home early Thursday morning, September 22nd, at the grand age of 97 years old. He was a kind and gentle man and will be missed dearly. He was most proud of his family, and also his service in the U.S. Marine Corp, having served our country during World War II in the Pacific. He met Millie in Chicago, a farm girl from Irene, South Dakota and they married...
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Ethel P. Maul

October 2, 1916 - September 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Evangeline Walshon

February 24, 1920 - September 14, 2016

Evangeline Walshon (nee Pierce). Beloved wife of the late Alec. Loving mother of Barbara (late Bill) Briggs, Bob (late Paula) Walshon, Kenneth (Kathy) Walshon, and the late Norman and Buster Walshon. Proud grandmother to Pam (Gerry), Timothy, Tom, Gail, Michelle, Jeanette, Michael, Krissy, & Kenneth Jr.. Cherished great grandmother of 12. Dear sister to Louise Lovrich and the late Edward,...
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Ruth Vera Kilburn

June 30, 1917 - August 30, 2016

Ruth Vera Kilburn (nee Williams); Beloved wife of the late Wilbur E. Kilburn; Loving mother of Nancy (Warren) Humble; Cherished grandmother of Jenni (Gary) Culbreth and Rebecca (Joseph) Anderson; Proud Great Grandmother of Jena Ruth Culbreth, Jacob Culbreth, Gilly Culbreth, Karolyn Anderson, Teagan Anderson and JoJo Anderson; Dear sister of Doris (the late James) Baker; Fond aunt of many nieces...
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Mary Ann Jankowski

May 19, 1930 - August 7, 2016

Mary Ann Jankowski age 86, Loving daughter of the late Walter and Josephine Jankowski. Dear sister of the late Edward(the late Rosemary) and the late Joseph W. Jankowski. Fond aunt of Jo Ann(Brian) Pace. Kind cousin of many.
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Michael G. Litviak

January 19, 1959 - August 4, 2016

Michael G. Litviak Jr. age 57, beloved son of the late Michael G. Sr. and Gloria (nee Crandall). Loving brother of Gloria J. (the late Carlos) Olbera and the late Linda(Harold) Morris. Dear uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews.
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Carlos Olbera

February 8, 1954 - August 3, 2016

Carlos Olbera age 62, beloved husband of Gloria J. (nee Litviak). Loving dad of Charles (Daylynn), Debra and Alicia Olbera. Cherished grandpa of Nathan and Harrison. Dear brother of Elena and Andrew Olbera and brother-in-law of the late Linda(Harold) Morris and the late Michael G. Litviak. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.
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Dorothea H. McNally

July 29, 1925 - July 24, 2016

Dorothea H. McNally (nee Keller) of Oak Lawn, IL and Madeira Beach, FL passed away on July 24, 2016 following a brief illness and surrounded by her family. She was born on July 29, 1925 to Alfreida & Charles Keller in Chicago, IL. She was the beloved companion of Donald Kiner. Loving mother of James (Vassi Kyriazes), and Scott (Kathy) McNally. Adored grandmother of Thomas (Krista), Graham ...
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Cornelius Harvey

June 13, 1930 - July 5, 2016

Cornelius Harvey, age 86. Beloved husband of the late Nelda Grace (nee Davidson); loving father of Russell Ret. Chief Bridgeview P.D. (Bebe), Dwayne and Debra Kwaak; proud grandfather of Lisa, Chris, Justin, Daniel, Timothy, Tyler, Adam, Ryan, Anthony and the late John Kosciak and great grandfather of Payton, Kia and Owen; dearest brother of Mae Ohl; caring brother-in-law of Kenneth (Faye)...
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Louann E. Tiernan

May 14, 1941 - June 30, 2016

Louann E. Tiernan beloved wife and best friend to William "Bill" C. Watson. Loving mother to Bradford W. Watson. Dear sister of Judy Zudak, Cynthia (Thomas) Thompson, Jane (late Tony) Jirsa and the late Terry Tiernan. Proud aunt to many nieces and nephews.
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Louann E. Tiernan

May 14, 1941 - June 30, 2016

Louann E. Tiernan beloved wife and best friend to William "Bill" C. Watson. Loving mother to Bradford W. Watson. Dear sister of Judy Zudak, Cynthia (Thomas) Thompson, Jane (late Tony) Jirsa and the late Terry Tiernan. Proud aunt to many nieces and nephews.
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Virginia P. Buchanan

November 17, 1918 - June 26, 2016

Virginia P. Buchanan age 96, beloved wife of the late Walter B. Buchanan. Loving mother of James(Sylvia) and John(Linda) Buchanan. Loving grandmother of David(Dawn), Jay and James Buchanan. Cherished great-grandmother of Ashley and Jessica Buchanan. Dear sister of the late Harold(the late Jean) Topjun. Fond aunt of 2 nephews. Family and friends will gather Thursday at 1:00 p.m. for a graveside...
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Lillian Catherine Tengstrand

October 15, 1919 - June 22, 2016

Lillian Catherine Tengstrand, age 96, (nee Schmidt). Beloved wife of the late Phillip; loving mother of Paul and Robert Tengstrand; cherished grandma; dearest sister of Virginia. Visitation Saturday 9:30am -10:30am. Funeral service 10:30am. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.
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Michael P. Thompson

April 8, 1957 - June 19, 2016

Michael P. Thompson, age 59. Loving father of Melissa (Daniel) Goelz and Michele (David) Shelly and the late Michael C. Thompson; cherished grandpa of Michael, Devin, Makayla, Kamden, Laila, Kailyn, Carly and Jaxon; beloved son of the late William and Lucille (nee Evans); dearest brother of William (Kathy) Thompson; fond uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews; former spouse and friend...
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Shirley M. Walsh

October 6, 1928 - June 13, 2016

Shirley M. Walsh (nee Wagner) age 87, beloved wife for 66 years of the late William “Bill” Walsh. Loving mother of Bill(Sally) Walsh, Kathleen Walsh, Patricia(the late Paul ”Rob”) Robinson, Robert(Denise) Walsh and Maureen(Robert) Bubulka. Loving grandmother of Nicholas(Hiral) Bubulka, John(Lindsey) Walsh, Paul Robinson, Stephen(Meagan) Bubulka, Jeffrey Robinson, Katelyn...
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Karl David Berna

December 27, 1946 - May 24, 2016

Karl David Berna, age 69, U.S. Navy Vet.; Beloved husband of Peggy Berna (nee Neligan); Loving father of Karl (Candy), Peter (Nicole) Berna and Elizabeth (Brian) Kovick; Cherished grandfather of Zach, Caitlin, Dwight, Teegen, Zoe, Orion, Ahron and the late Alex; Proud son of Manetta and the late Karl A. Berna; Dear brother of Jerry (Beverly), Robert (Connie) Berna, Renee (Shorty) Corman and Jimmy...
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Georgene Consolo

June 26, 1959 - May 23, 2016

Georgene “Jean” Consolo, age 82, (nee Yoksoulian) Beloved wife of the late Joseph John; loving mother of Joseph V; dearest sister of Jerry (Grace) and the late Esther (the late George) Gogjain, Mary and Sam (the late Joan) Yoksoulian; cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Thursday 10:30am at Malec & Son Funeral Home, 6000 N. Milwaukee Avenue. Interment Maryhill...
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Thomas Okrie

October 9, 1944 - May 14, 2016

Thomas Okrie, Sr. age 71. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Wiedenhoft); loving father of Thomas Jr. (Melissa), Timothy and Tina (Gerard) Rivello; cherished grandfather of Tom, Megan, Madeline, William Okrie, Athena Okrie, Gerard Jr., Michael and Anthony Rivello; fond brother of Stanley Warner and Gerald Meyer. Visitation Thursday, 3-9 pm. Funeral Friday, 10am at Zimmerman-Sandeman Funeral...
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Marion Agnes SAFRANEK

February 10, 1921 - May 6, 2016

Marion Agnes Safranek (nee Zastawnik), age 95. Beloved wife of the late Albert; loving mother of Gerald (Kathleen), Deborah and husband and Michael (Sandra); cherished grandmother of Nicholas (Meghan) and Jason (Haley) Safranek; great grandmother of Alex, Ava, Noah and Aiden; dearest sister of the late Margaret (Frank) Kubek, Marie (William) Bocianowski, Paul (Sophie), Helen (Robert) Tibbett,...
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Christ A. Prkut

June 27, 1929 - April 27, 2016

Christ Prkut, age 86. Cherished brother of John (the late Joanne) Prkut, the late Rita (the late James) Cholke and the late Mary (Theodore) Woehrle; loving uncle of 11 and great uncle of many. Visitation Saturday 9am until time of service at 11:30am. Interment St. Mary Cemetery.
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Dorothy C. Comrie

March 14, 1934 - April 20, 2016

Corinne “Corky” Comrie (nee Hunt), born in Chicago, Il. on March 14, 1934 to the late Mack and Dorothy Hunt. Corinne graduated from Gage Park High School, Chicago, and Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. At the School of Nursing she met her husband, James M. Comrie, M.D., whom she married on February 26, 1955 at Hope Lutheran Church, in Chicago, Il. She worked as a...
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Mary S. Shimabukuro

May 12, 1931 - April 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Mary S. Shimabukuro

May 12, 1931 - April 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Anna Mae Brongel

November 11, 1931 - April 15, 2016

Anna Mae Brongel (nee Mangialardi) Beloved wife of the late Edward A. Brongel Sr.; loving mother of Edward A. Jr.(Michele- special grandma of Archie and Lily), Donald R., and Nicolette J. Brongel; special mother of Robert, Kitty and Jim, Martha and Manny; special grandma of Tyler, Jessica, Jim, Jeffrey, Erick, Jessica, Isabella and Manny III; fond aunt and cousin; dearest friend of Dolores and...
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Barbara J. Nelson

December 24, 1935 - April 13, 2016

Barbara J. Nelson (nee Vogel). Beloved wife of Kenneth W. Nelson; loving ma of Scott (Margie), Cheryl (Thomas) Byland and Nancy (Jay) Druhan; devoted grandma of Katie (Don) Kolkebeck, Kristen (Bob) Habersat, T.J. Byland, Amber Nelson, Ashley (John) Prepura, Ryan (Laura) Billets, Keith (Desiree) Billets and Shyla (Mark) Ethell; cherished great-grandma of Samantha, Maddie, Ryan, Aria, Addison,...
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Gladys M. Olsen

February 28, 1928 - April 6, 2016

Gladys M. Olsen (nee Wahlstrom) age 88; Beloved wife of the late Paul R. Olsen; Loving mother of Carolyn (Rich) Vazquez, Nancy (Dave) Lamberson, Ken (Donna) Olsen and Gloria (Ron) Williams; Cherished grandmother of Dan (Jessica), Mark Lamberson, Sarah Stewart, Steph (Mike) McHugh, Christie, Jake Olsen, Ben (Heidi), Caleb Williams and Becca (Sergio) Parks; Proud great grandmother of Dalen, Joshua,...
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Joan A. Williams

October 21, 1939 - March 22, 2016

Joan A. Williams (nee Purtill) age 76, beloved wife of the late Bernard J. Williams. Loving mom of James(Lorna), Carol(Ray) Maloney, Thomas(Victoria) and the late Daniel Williams. Loving grandma of Justin, Madelyn, Dario and Nicholas Williams, Katie, Joseph, Megan and Matthew Maloney, Ryan and Benjamin Williams. Dear sister of the late John(the late Margie) Purtill, Mary(Bob) Wirtz, Kay(Martin)...
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Robert H. Schifferdecker

February 20, 1926 - March 11, 2016

Robert H. Schifferdecker age 90, beloved husband of the late Marianna(nee Minnich). Loving father of Joseph(Maureen) and Michael Schifferdecker. Proud grandfather of Kristen(Anthony) Whitehurst, Michael and Justin Schifferdecker. Cherished great grandfather of Archer Whitehurst. Dear brother of the late Virginia(the late Harold) Kamenz. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday...
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Charles L. Farber

August 13, 1926 - February 16, 2016

Charles L. Farber, age 89. U.S. Marine Corps Veteran. Beloved husband of Alfreda (nee Kruszynski );loving father of Chuck (Susan) and Cary (Kellie); cherished grandfather of Elizabeth (Aaron) Harthan, John Farber, James (Jessi) Farber and Jaclyn (Suman) Vaddi; devoted great-grandfather of Ellie Harthan and Priya Vaddi; dearest uncle of many. Member of American Legion Jackson Park Post #555....
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John A. Nordstrom

August 19, 1924 - February 16, 2016

John A. Nordstrom, age 91. U.S. Army Veteran. Beloved son of the late John and Augusta (nee Persson); dearest brother of Britta (the late Clifford) Johnson; loving uncle of Cheryl Johnson and Linda (Gary) Kozak; cherished great uncle of Paul Kozak. Retired Deputy Chief Probation Officer for 42 years at the Cook County Juvenile Court. Lying in State Monday 9am until time of service at 10am at...
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Halia Garcia

October 4, 1919 - February 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Bernice M. Jusas

August 14, 1923 - February 11, 2016

Bernice M. Jusas (nee Adamowicz) age 92. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Jusas; loving sister of the late Virginia G. Skimel, Leo C. Adams. John T. Adams and Harriet S. Vacherlon; cherished aunt and great aunt of many. Visitation Monday, 10am until time of service at 12pm. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
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Florence A. Silzer

March 10, 1924 - February 2, 2016

Florence A. Silzer (nee Erickson), age 91. Beloved wife of the late Charles and cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 4-8pm at Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home, 5200 W. 95th Street. Lying in state Saturday, 9:30-10:30am at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4660 W. 94th St. Funeral service at 10:30am. Interment Chapel Hill Garden South Cemetery.
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Florence C. Lakomiak

August 1, 1920 - January 26, 2016

Florence C. Lakomiak(nee Keiner) age 95, beloved wife of the late Raymond Lakomiak Sr. Loving mom of Clara(the late Frederick) Barrett, Joan Lakomiak, Edward Lakomiak, the late Raymond Lakomiak Jr. and the late Jean(the late Chester) Olejinczak. Loving grandma of 9, great grandma of 19 and great great grandma of 4. Dear sister of the late Elmer, Frederick, Charles, Arthur and Rita. Dear sister-in...
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Timothy Robert Sauter

January 17, 1955 - January 25, 2016

Timothy Robert Sauter, age 61, of Tennessee. Cherished son of Robert and Arlene Sauter; loving brother of Thomas (Laura) Sauter; beloved uncle of Brittany (Nicholas) Quinn, Thomas and Adam Sauter; dearest great uncle of Autumn Quinn; former spouse of Tina Marie Newman (nee Mongello) and fond friend of many. Proud Shriner and previous Master of Lawn Lodge #815. Memorial visitation Friday 3-9pm at...
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Laura E. Pinturich

September 23, 1929 - January 24, 2016

Laura E. Pinturich (nee Ohl) age 86, formerly of Oak Lawn, IL. went to be with the Lord on January 24, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Louis ”Red” Pinturich. Loving mother of Tom(Irene) Pinturich and Louann(Kyle) Riek. Loving grandmother of David and Karl Pinturich, Lee (Jessica) Riek, and Ashley (Shane) Flannery. Cherished great grandmother of Trevor Riek and Jordan...
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Dorothy I. Dasbach

February 24, 1923 - January 13, 2016

Dorothy I. Dasbach (nee Swanson) age 92; Beloved wife of the late Eugene T. Langan and Jacob Dasbach; Loving mother of Jean Langan (Michael) Heins and Eileen Langan; Cherished grandmother of Karolyn (Michael) Winkowski; Proud daughter of the late Florence and Edmund Swanson; Dear sister of Jean (the late Thomas J.) Downey; Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews; Friend to all who met her....
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Frederick Edward Barrett

July 31, 1941 - January 8, 2016

Frederick E. Barrett, age 74. Beloved father of Sandra (Gregory) Bay, Deborah Barrett, LeRoy Barrett and Gregory (Sharna) Fielder; cherished grandfather of Frederick Malcolm, Daniel (Nicole) Malcolm, Santiago Bay, David Malcolm, Vanessa Bay, Alexandra Bay, Gregory Bay and Jayden Fielder; Jason Barrett, Michael Paesano, loving great-grandfather of Ryan and Lilliana Malcolm, Bryson and Benjamin Bay...
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John D. Burke

October 2, 1950 - December 19, 2015

John ("Johnny") Burke, age 65, at rest on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Beloved son of the late Maria and late John; Loving brother to Edward, Nancy, Arleen and the late Daniel; Loving father to Michael (Corinne) Burke; Proud grandfather of Jacob and Noah. An Army veteran who overcame great obstacles throughout his life, John will be missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers,...
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Daniel M. Burke

February 21, 1957 - December 17, 2015

Daniel ("Danny") Burke, age 58, at rest on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Beloved son of the late Maria and late John; Loving brother to the late John, Edward, Nancy and Arleen; Dear uncle of Michael (Corinne) Burke; Proud great-uncle of Jacob and Noah. An all-around great guy with a heart of gold, Dan will truly be missed by all whose lives he touched. In lieu of flowers, donations may...
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Athena Bartlett-Bozek

December 25, 1933 - December 14, 2015

Athena Bartlett-Bozek beloved wife of the late Donald G. Bartlett and the late Richard G. Bozek. Loving mother of Susan (Cliff) Lundquist and Jennifer Bartlett (Richard Kelly) and the late Christine H. Bartlett. Dear sister of Helen (late Peter) Xeros, Harry (late Ann) Haros and James (Rose) Haros. Loving Aunt to Dexter, James, Nick, Mark, James, Evan, Thomas and Aunt & Godmother to Vicky.
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Ann L. STACEY

December 26, 1922 - December 13, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Bernard J. Williams

May 20, 1938 - December 9, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Homes, OAK LAWN, IL.
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Shirley C. Anaman

February 23, 1929 - December 7, 2015

Shirley C. Anaman, (nee Wenzel) age 86. Beloved wife of the late Leonard E. Anaman; devoted mother of Ronald, Deborah (Daniel) Hansen, Hugh and Tim Anaman; proud grandmother of Laura (Anthony) Brookhouse, Daniel L. Hansen and Shaunna (Jeremy) Bischoff; cherished great-grandmother of Jessica Lynn Hansen, Cheyenne Brooklynn Bischoff and Jacob Daniel Hansen; dearest sister of Betty Kneuss, Audrey...
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William S. Walsh

March 26, 1923 - November 27, 2015

William “Bill” Walsh, age 92, WWII U.S. Army Veteran; Beloved husband of 66 years of Shirley (nee Wagner); loving father of Bill (Sally) Walsh, Kathleen Walsh, Patricia (the late Paul “Rob”) Robinson, Robert (Denise) Walsh and Maureen (Robert) Bubulka; cherished grandfather of Nicholas (Hiral) Bubulka, John (Fiancée Lindsey Wilson) Walsh, Paul Robinson, Stephen ...
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David G. Lapinski

November 18, 1956 - November 25, 2015

David G. Lapinski Beloved husband of Luann (nee Lukowski). Loving father of Laura, Daniel and Michelle. Cherished grandfather of Kailyn Lapinski. Proud son of Edward and the late Beverly Lapinski. Dear brother to the late Edward Allen Lapinski and uncle to many nieces & nephews. Union pipefitter for over 30 years with local 597. Visitation is from 2-9 P.M. Friday at the Zimmerman &...
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Adrienne Banas

July 11, 1935 - November 13, 2015

Adrienne Banas, age 80 (nee Michalak); loving mother of Robert (Zorina) Banas, Lisa (John Jr. CFD) Chickerillo and Michael Banas; cherished grandmother of John Chickerillo III, B.I. PD., Nicole Chickerillo U.S.M.C, Robert (Julie) Banas Jr., SSG. U.S. Army and Katherine (Narayan 2LT U. S. Army ) Penate; devoted great grandmother of Irelynn, Meera and Radharani Banas. Memorial gathering Friday,...
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Elizabeth J. O'Connor

December 10, 1923 - November 11, 2015

Elizabeth “Betty” O’Connor (nee O’Keefe), age 91. Beloved mother of Tim (Heather), Lori (Mike) Mitrick, Jean (Eli) Luchini, Diane (Paul) Nemoy, Tom (Michelle) and Jackie (Steve) Nye; loving grandmother of Ian (Heidi), Chris (Michelle), Brian (Ely), Jennifer, Jessica, Matthew, Emily (Dominik) Meyer, Matthew, Maggie, Jacqueline, Katie, John, Thomas and Elizabeth; cherished...
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James A. Loehr

August 17, 1950 - November 1, 2015

James A. Loehr age 65, beloved husband of Catherine”Kitty”(nee Cleary). Loving dad of James and Jeffrey(Nicole) Loehr. Cherished grandpa of Jeremy, Jonathan, Jeffrey, Joshua, Nicholas, James and Christian Loehr. Dear brother of Robert G. Loehr and the late Judith M. Loehr. Fond uncle of Tyler, Eric, Jessica , Kayla and Laura. Loving son of the late James A. and the late Mary F. (nee...
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