Eric D. Miller

Eric D. Miller, Suddenly, of Hometown.

Beloved father of Andrea (Shane) Davis.

Cherished grandfather of Sydney & Jordyn Davis.

Loving cousin & friend of many.

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., where Services will take place Monday at 10:00 am.

Interment private.

Visitation Sunday from 4 pm until 8 pm.

Dedicated Truck Driver with Holland Trucking Company for the last 2 years, former longtime employee of Bedford Trucking for many years.

Gust V. Peterson

Gust V. Peterson, U.S. Army Veteran. Beloved husband of Norma nee Nordholm. Cherished father of Linda Peterson, Neil Peterson, Mark Peterson & Diane (David) Thompson. Devoted grandfather of Justin (Samantha) Thompson, Kevin (Alicia) Thompson & Daniel Thompson. Proud great-grandfather of Tori-Lynn. Dear brother of the late Donald (Barbara) Peterson. Kind uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Lying-in-State Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 9701 Brandt Ave., Oak Lawn. 

Interment Evergreen Cemetery. 

Visitation Friday from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn. 

In lieu of flowers donations to Trinity Lutheran Church, 9701 Brandt Ave., Oak Lawn, IL 60453 or CurePSP, 1206 York Rd., Ste. L-4, Lutherville, MD 21093 greatly appreciated.

 

Sister Marilyn Blanchette, R.S.M.

Sister Marilyn Blanchette, R.S.M., 80 years old. Beloved Sister of Mercy for 62 years. Loving daughter of the late Kathrine nee Cizick & Nicholas Blanchette. Dear sister of Dennis (Kathleen) Blanchette & the late Charles Blanchette. Proud aunt of April, Corey, Amy, Nicholas & Nathan. Cherished great aunt of eight.

Visitation Tuesday from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm with a Welcoming at 2:30 pm at Mercy Circle, 3659 W. 99th St., in Chicago.

Mass of Christian burial Wednesday at 11:00 am at Mercy Chapel, 3659 W. 99th St. in Chicago.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sisters of Mercy would be greatly appreciated.

 

Cynthia Garcia

Cynthia Garcia nee Kolar. 

Beloved wife of Frank Garcia. 

Cherished mother of the late James & Dale Newbauer. 

Devoted grandmother of Tara, Nicole, Kenneth & Jennifer Newbauer. 

Proud great grandmother of many. 

Stepmother of 4. 

Funeral Tuesday April 24, 10:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 11:00 am. 

Inurnment Resurrection Cemetery. 

Visitation Tuesday from 9:00 am until the time of prayers at 10:15 am.

Emmett J. Egan

Emmett J. Egan, U.S. Army Veteran. 

Beloved husband of 56 years of Mary “Pat” nee Connellan. 

Loving father of Terri (Bradley) Lane & Donna (Kevin) Hillis. 

Cherished grandfather of  Megan (fiancé Aaron Harper) Lane &  Kara Lane. 

Dear brother of Dolores Hoople, Patrick Egan & the late Edward, Gerald & Thomas Egan. 

Proud uncle, cousin & friend of many. 

Funeral Monday 9:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 10:00 am. 

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. 

Visitation Sunday from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm. 

Emmett was a member of the Oak Lawn Raiders S.A.C, VFW Post 5220, and the Oak Lawn Police Department Pension Board. 

In lieu of flowers, enjoy a nice dinner and some drinks and toast Emmett!

James L. "Jim" Ball

James L. “Jim” Ball. Beloved husband of Susan nee Hanzie. Loving father of Jeremy (Caitlin) Ball & Tiffany (Chuck) Nielsen. Cherished grampa of Kevin, Kylee, Connor, Nora & Erin. Devoted son of the late Edmund (Gwynne) Ball & the late Rosemarie nee Lloyd. Dear brother of Chris (Eddie) Flynn, Pamela (Dave) Radziewicz, Skipper (Danette) Ball, Michael (Paulette) Ball, Patrick (Marilyn) Ball, Jerry (Annette) Ball, Steven Ball, Scott Ball, Wendy Ball & the late Kevin Ball. Brother in law of Deb (Ron) Skrobanski. Fond uncle of Travis (Sabreena) Ball, Andrew Ball, Scott (Jen) Skrobanski & the late Lisa Skrobanski, and many, many more. Treasured friend of Thomas (Cathy) Scott, Ron (Deb) Fousek, Jeff (Annie) Redman, Jerry (MaryAnn) Hurckes, John Krakowsky & many, many more.

Funeral Thursday 8:45 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 9:30 am. 

Interment Bethania Cemetery. 

Visitation Wednesday from 3 pm until 9 pm. 

Jim was sworn in as an Oak Lawn Police Officer in 1980 and rose through the ranks, serving as a Truck Enforcement Officer, a Field Training Officer, a Juvenile Officer, and last, serving as a Detective. He was a former Criminal Investigator with the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force. 

Jim performed many volunteer services with several organizations including the Megan Hurckes Forever in Our Hearts Scholarship team, the Oak Lawn Service Clubs DBA Oak Lawn Family Days where he served as president, an advisor for the Boy Scouts of America Venture Crew #2665, and as a manager for Westside Baseball.

Leonard L. Kosinski

Leonard L. Kosinski, WWII  Army Veteran.

Beloved husband of Donna nee Sable.

Loving father of Kenneth (Catherine) Kosinski,  Valerie (Alan) Crookes & the late Lauren Lyons.

Cherished grandfather of Samantha, Hannah, Bradley & Ian.

Proud great grandfather of Eli.

Funeral Monday 8:45 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Germaine Church for mass at 9:30 am.

Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery.

Visitation Sunday from 3 pm until 7 pm.

Deborah A. Hoff

Deborah A. Hoff, 59 years, Suddenly.

Beloved daughter of the late Jeanette nee Werderich & John Hoff.

Cherished sister of Sandra (Scott) Moore & the late David (Mary) Hoff.

Loving sister in law of Karen Hoff.

Proud aunt of David Hoff, Garrett Moore & Rebecca Moore.

Debbie was devoted to her Morkie Teddy Bear.

Funeral Tuesday April 3, 2018, 8:45 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 9:30 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Monday April 2, 2018 from 3 pm until 9 pm.

 

Donald T. Niego

Donald T. Niego, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran.

Beloved husband of the late Helen nee Otten.

Loving father of Donald C. (Vickie) Niego, Debra (Perry) VanRosendale, John R. Niego & Ronald T. (Jennifer) Niego.

Cherished grandfather of 14 and great grandfather of 6.

Dear brother of the late Ronald T. (Patricia) Niego.

Fond uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Monday 9:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 10:00 am.

Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation Sunday from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Proud member of Local 502 Cement Masons, American Legion Post #

Karl Kassal

Karl Kassal, U.S. Army Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn nee Wiercioch.

Loving son of the late Katherine nee Horvat & Anton Kassal.

Cherished brother of Louise (the late Jerry) Young,  Barbara (Richard) Orozen, Anthony Kassal & the late Veronica (the late Lawrence) Pierson. Fond cousin, uncle & friend of many. 

Funeral Friday 9:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Terrence Church, Alsip, for Mass at 10 am. 

Visitation Thursday from 4 pm until 8 pm. 

Interment St. Mary Cemetery. 

Retired from the CTA with over 35 years of dedicated service.

William "Bill" P. Jaroszewski

William "Bill" Jaroszewski, age 26, of Justice formerly of Oak Lawn, suddenly March 17, 2018. 

Treasured father of Logan;. B

eloved son of Jonathon and Linda Jaroszewski.

Cherished grandson of Mary and the late William Jaroszewski Sr., the late Frederick Klinger Sr. and the late Patricia (the late Bob) Wokeck.

Dear nephew of Frederick Jr. (Carla) Klinger, Caryl (Dave) Simandl, Debbie (Jeff) Schneider, David (Patty) and Sandra Jaroszewski and the late Don Sr. (Tashy) Klinger and James (Sharon) and Thomas Jaroszewski and great nephew of many.

Dearest cousin of Don Jr. (Alicia) Klinger, Stephen (Lisa) Klinger, Shannon (Lupe) Rojas, Christopher Klinger, Pete Rombakis, Ryan Klinger, Tracey (Dan) Korenchan, Courtney and  Marcus Schneider, Steven (Kassie Montgomery, fiancé), Brittany, Skylar and Ryley Jaroszewski, Trinity Matlock, Carlene (John) Yanez, Art (Stephanie) Lehman, Krista and Katie Simandl and the late Casey Suczynski. 

Bill was a gifted musician with a great passion for guitar playing.   His greatest joy was being a father to his son, Logan.  Bill had a warm and engaging personality and he will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. 

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn, where Services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m.

Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation Wednesday from 4 pm until 9 pm

Mary E. Neylon

Mary E. Neylon nee Curry.

 Beloved wife of the late John Neylon.

 Loving mother of John (Reenie) Neylon, Judith (Chuck) Andrews, Susan Neylon, Mary Regina Neylon, James (Dawn) Neylon, Thomas (Cheryl) Neylon, & Timothy Neylon.

 Cherished grandmother of Jennifer (Sean), John, Cassie (Dan), Matthew, Joseph, Steven, Bridget, Patrick, Christopher (fiancée Brooke), & Kevin.

 Proud great grandmother of Xander, Sam, Charlie, & Kyle.

 Adored sister of the late Donald Curry, Lorraine & Albert Granholm.

 Fond aunt to many nieces and nephews.

 Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak  Lawn, where Services will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 am.

 Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

 Visitation Tuesday from 3 pm until 9 pm.

 In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Memorial & Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN, 38105, (800) 822-6344, would be greatly appreciated.

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Gary M. Marron

Gary M. Marron. 

Beloved husband of Linda E. nee Keeffer. 

Loving brother in law of Elaine & Larry Kancler. 

Dear uncle of Bridget, Amy & Tracy (Caleb) Hanson. 

Proud great uncle of Lilah & Emmett Hanson. 

Treasured friend of many. 

Funeral Mass Thursday 10:00 am at St. Irenaeus Church, 78 Cherry St. in Park Forest. 

Interment private.  

Visitation Wednesday from 3 pm until 8 pm at Lain Sullivan Funeral Home,

50 Westwood Drive, Park Forest, IL 60466. 

Member of Knights of Columbus #3602 Nina Council, Park Forest Cable Commissioner, Longtime Usher at St. Irenaeus Church, Volunteer at the food pantry, Past President & Treasurer of Metropolitan Association of Square Dancers, Volunteer Extraordinaire of Park Forest. 

708-748-3800

Claire S. Erber

Claire S. Erber nee Sedlack.

Beloved wife of Sigmund Erber for 43 years.

Cherished mother of George Harriss.

Loving stepmother of Todd (Kathi) Erber.

Proud step grandmother of Collin & Kelly.

Dear sister of James (Kris) Sedlack & the late Dr. Richard (Norma) Sedlack.

Treasured aunt, cousin & friend of many.

Family will greet friends and neighbors Wednesday March 14 from 10:00 am with a Memorial Service at 11:00 am at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., in Oak Lawn.

Retired Chicago School Teacher with 40 + years of dedicated Service at Everett Elementary School.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Emilie’s Fund at Smith Village, 2320 W. 113th Place, Chicago, IL 60643 would be greatly appreciated.

Frank S. Brdar

Frank S. Brdar, 83 years.

Beloved husband of the late Catherine nee Kaforski.

Loving father of Theresa (Richard) Gergits, Joanne (the late Patrick) White, Judith (the late David) Ambriz & Michael (Patricia) Gentile.

Proud grandfather of Nicholas, David, Renee, Mikey, Joe, Paul & the late Brian Sr.

Cherished great grandfather of 9.

Dear brother of 6.

Fond uncle, cousin and friend of many.

Member of Teamsters Local Union #705 for over 33 years.

Animal lover, charity supporter and life-long Bridgeport resident prior to moving to Oak Lawn.

Memorial Mass Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church, 2823 S. Princeton Ave., Chicago, IL 60616

 

Betty M. Dunne

Betty M. Dunne nee Haas, 92 years, passed away March 4th after a long battle with strokes.

Devoted and beloved wife of William R. Dunne for 71 years.

Cherished mother of Kathleen Masulis,  Tom (Cynthia) Dunne, Patricia (the late Robert) Stewart, Nancy Dunne & the late Betty Jean (William) Doyle.

Fond grandmother of 13 and great grandmother of 6.

Preceded in death by 8 cherished brothers and sisters.

Loving sister in law of Howard & Eileen Groves.

Dear aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Thursday 10:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to Our Lady of Loretto Church, Hometown, for Mass at 11:00 am.

Interment private for family at St. Mary Cemetery.

Visitation Wednesday from 3 pm until 8 pm.

Betty was an outstanding example of a faithful Catholic wife, mother, homemaker, sister and aunt.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Little Company of Mary Hospice, Our Lady of Loretto Church or Masses would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

 

Charles J. Konecny

Charles J. Konecny, WWII Army Veteran.

Beloved husband of the late Wyona nee Bigelow.

Cherished father of Wayne (Mary Jo Gagen) Konecny.

Loving grandfather of Aaron & Joey.

Fond father in law of the late Christine nee Balcauski.

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn where Services will take place Monday at 10 am.

Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery.

Visitation Sunday from 3 pm until 8 pm.

Proud founding member of Fox Creek Hunt Club. Lifetime Employee of Danley Machine Corp.

 

Edward C. Rose

Edward C. Rose, age 92; Beloved husband of the late Mary Jo (nee Whalen); Loving father of Mary Alice Hogan, Pat (Kevin) McAlinden, Joanne (Jim) McEldowney and Bob (Katie) Rose; Proud Papa of Brian (fiancée Maggie), Mary Claire (Sean) Brady and Patrick Hogan; Katie, Megan (fiancé Matt), Michael (Molly) and Brendan McAlinden; Dan (Molly) and Maggie Rose McEldowney; Caroline, Charlie and Sarah Rose; Great-grandfather of five; Visitation Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Funeral Wednesday 9:00 a.m. from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 10621 S. Kedvale, Oak Lawn for Mass of the Resurrection at 10:00 a.m.; Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery; In lieu of flowers, donations to your favorite charity would be most appreciated. For funeral info www.thompsonkuensterfuneralhome.com 708-425-0500.