Liam A. Gallagher

Liam A. Gallagher, Retired CPD.

Beloved husband of Marilyn nee Richkus.

Loving father of Irene (Gary Holzinger) Gallagher &  Liam (Juliana) Gallagher.

Proud grandfather of Anthony James.

Dear brother of Catherine (the late Charles) Flynn, Eileen (the late Michael) Holly, Bernice (the late Raymond) Galloway, Margaret (the late Myles) Sheridan, Sean (Geraldine) Gallagher, Nancy (Michael) Flynn & the late Maureen & Thomas Mc Nicholas.

Fond uncle & great uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Saturday 8:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Gerald Church for Mass at 9:00 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

 

Alexander Michael Janiak

Alexander Michael Janiak, 19 years, Suddenly.

Cherished son of Karen nee Pitsoulakis & Michael Janiak.

Loving brother of Tessa (fiancé Gregory Barbar) Janiak & Niko Janiak.

Beloved grandson of Nancy (the late Donald ) Janiak & Marina (the late Nicholas) Pitsoulakis.

Visitation Friday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

Funeral Service Monday April 29, 11:00 am at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 11025 S. Roberts Road in Palos Hills.

Interment private.

Ann Quealy

Ann Quealy (nee McMahon), born December 25, 1931 in Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland.  Devoted and cherished wife of Brendan for 61 years.  Loving mother to Patricia (Charles) Klaus, Kevin (Elysee), Maureen (Paul) O'Keefe, Brian (Georgeann), Sheila (BJ) Doerr, Aileen (Al) Bacon, Brendan (Elise) and Peter (Kerry).  Adored Nana and Grandma of Ann, Robert (Mary Leigh), Kieran, Patrick, Desmond, Sean, Aidan, Kiera, Ava, Connor, Claire, Shannon, Brendan Jr., Tess, Amanda, James, Rory, Declan and the late Hannah.

Funeral Wednesday 11:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Bernadette Church, Evergreen Park, for Mass at 12 noon. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday from 3:00 pm until 9:00pm.

Active parishioner and tireless volunteer at St. Bernadette, including the Altar and Rosary Society, St. Vincent DePaul Society and The Women’s Bowling League.

Ann enjoyed many years at the Martinique where she found lifelong friends and a wonderful community.  Spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren brought her the greatest joy. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.

We would like to thank the nurses, CNAs and staff at Smith Village who provided constant loving care for Mom this past year.

In lieu of flowers, donations to: St. Bernadette Parish or Emilie’s Fund at Smith Village 2320 W. 113th Pl, Chicago, IL 60643. www.thompsonkuensterfuneralhome.com. (708) 425-0500

Otto N. Nygaard

Otto N. Nygaard, U.S. Korean War Air Force Veteran.

Beloved husband of the late Phyllis nee Otte.

Loving father of Patricia (Steven) Reardon & Gail (John) Klimek.

 Cherished grandfather of Steven (Amylyn) Reardon, Jennifer (Adam) Sorna, Matthew (Desirae) Klimek, Kelly (Nicholas) Mager & Stacey Klimek.

Proud great grandfather of 6.

Dear brother of Sylvia Moran & the late Raymond Nygaard, Nancy Payne & Charles Nygaard.

Proud uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Wednesday Lying in State from 10:00 am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 9701 Brandt Ave. in Oak Lawn with a Service at 11:00 am.

Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery.

Visitation Tuesday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn.

 

Theresa M. Kristufek

Theresa M. Kristufek nee Wojnarowicz.

Beloved wife of the late Edward A. Kristufek.

Loving mother of Dale (Margaret) Kristufek, Gary Kristufek & Lorene (Phil) Scisson.

Proud grandmother & great grandmother of many.

Funeral Tuesday 9:15 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home to St. Louis de Montfort Church for Mass at 10:00 am.

Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation Monday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

 

 

Samuel L. Guard

Samuel L. Guard, U.S. Army Veteran.

 Beloved son of the late Lily V. nee Tomlinson & Fred G. Guard.

Loving brother of Jerry (Darlene) Guard & the late  Meredith Guard.

Cherished uncle of Kira (James) Minadeo, Keith (Carrie) Guard, David Guard & the late Dale Guard & many more nieces & nephews.

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn where Services will take place Tuesday at 11:00 am.

Interment private.

Visitation Tuesday from 10:00 am until the time of Services at 11:00 am.

 

Joan Marie Johnson

Joan Marie Johnson nee Mertic, 88 years.

Beloved wife of Raymond for 66 years.

Loving mother of Jay (Andrew Kato) Johnson  & Kristen (Rob Jalovec) Johnson.

Cherished grandmother of Sam Johnson.

Devoted daughter of the late Bernice nee Neer & Anthony F. Mertic.

Funeral Friday 9:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 9401 S. Oakley in Chicago for a Service at 10:00 am.

Interment private.

Visitation Thursday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

Music was always a love and passion in Joan’s life. Starting at the age of 10, at the insistence of her father, the accordion became her instrument, leading to a professional career with the Chicago musical group, The Accordioneers as their featured player, and a 25 year teaching career with the Music Center. She continued her love of music playing at Church functions, friends and family parties. Joan leaves a beautiful legacy of love to her family and friends and many happy memories.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary, wildspiritwolfsanctuary.org would be greatly appreciated.

Merion E. Badgley

Merion E. Badgley nee Campbell.

Beloved wife of the late Durward B. Badgley.

Loving mother of Bonnie (available) Payette, Jim (Terry) Badgley, Kathy (Mike) Tedeschi & Susan (Mike) Sullivan.

Cherished grandmother of Michael (Cassie) Tedeschi, Danny (Lisa) Tedeschi, Nick (Natalie) Tedeschi, Kelly (fiancé Sean McCauley) Tedeschi, Erin (Joe) Stanley, Kelly (fiancé Jon Kirchner) Badgley, & Jason (Justine) Badgley.

Proud great grandmother of Hailey, Cambrie, Avery, Elena, Dominic, Travis,  Gianna & Vincenzo Tedeschi, Emma & Jenna Stanley, & Brayden & Benjamin Badgley.

Dear sister of Carole (Joseph) Bertucci & the late Gerald Kenyon, Betty Metzger, Mildred Renwick, Jackie Burns, Allen Campbell & Donald (Chriss) Campbell.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Special friend of her devoted caregiver, Stayce Sayaadeh.

Funeral Monday Lying in State at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 8607 S. Narragansett in Burbank from 9:00 am until the time of Service at 10:00 am.

Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery.

Visitation Sunday from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th Street in Oak Lawn.

Otto J. Cwitkovits

Otto J. Cwitkovits, 90 years, Korean War Army Veteran.

Beloved husband of the late Evelyn Jean nee Harcar.

Loving father of Donna (Marty) Flaherty, Gary (Sue) Cwik, Joanne (Ray) Thompson & Alan (Donal Schmitt) Cwitkovits.

Cherished grandfather of Gary, Brian, David, Michael, Kevin & Lindsey &  great grandfather of Miliano.

Devoted son of the late Alexander & Elizabeth Cwitkovits.

Dear brother of the late Al & Angie Sander.

Fond uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Saturday 8:30 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Patricia Church, Hickory Hills, for Mass at 9:30 am.

Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631 would be greatly appreciated.

Elizabeth "Betty" Gansinger

Elizabeth “Betty” Gansinger.

Beloved daughter of the late Katherine & Frank Gansinger.

Loving sister of the late Anna Marie.

Proud aunt & great aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Dear friend of many.

Funeral Friday 9:30 am at St. Germaine Church, 9711 S. Kolin in Oak Lawn.

Interment private at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Devoted Chicago Public School teacher for many years.

In lieu of flowers, Masses or memorials to Medical Missionaries of Mary, 3410 W. 60th Place, Chicago, IL 60629 would be greatly appreciated.

 

Donald P. Casper

Donald P. Casper, passed away peacefully surrounded by his devoted family.

Beloved husband of Marie nee Vella for 61 years.

Cherished father of Edward Casper, Robert (Denise) Casper & Thomas Casper.

Proud uncle and cousin of many.

Funeral Thursday 9:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to Sacred Heart Church, Palos Hills, for Mass at 10:00 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Visitation Wednesday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

 Donald was a 30 year dedicated employee of the Chicago Tribune as an avid photographer and a 10 year employee of the Rock Island Railroad.

Stephen Krupa

Stephen Krupa, U.S. Navy Veteran.

Beloved husband of Lorraine nee Luka for 67 years.

Loving father of Lynn (Paul) Wojcik & Wayne (Geri).

Cherished grandfather of Stephanie & Michelle Wojcik.

Devoted son of the late Stanley & Mary Krupa.

Dear brother of the late Chester & Ann Krupa,  Herman & Diane Krupa,  John & Dolores Krupa, Joe (Irene) & the late Connie Krupa, & Helen Stec.

Fond brother in law of Les (Sabina) Luka, & Eugene (Ellen) Luka.

Proud uncle of many wonderful nieces & nephews and spouses and many thanks to friends & neighbors who always extended their support.

Funeral Mass Saturday 12:00 pm noon at St. Linus Church, 10300 S. Lawler in Oak Lawn.

Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation Friday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn.

Stephen was an active Naval Reservist for 39 years, an Industrial Engineer at International Harvester. He was a dedicated Boy & Sea Scout Leader, a Board Member of Tilden Tech Alumni Association and Board Member of Foxwoods Townhome Association. Stephen loved his Navy Work and playing golf and excelled in repairing household items and cars.

 Please omit flowers.

Carol Jean Kuntzman

Carol Jean Kuntzman nee Smutny. 

Beloved wife of the late Robert C. Kuntzman. 

Loving mother of Bobby (Rosi) Kuntzman, Rhonda Kuntzman & Tracy (Steven) Prusinski.

 Cherished grandmother of Nick, Christian and Alex.  

Dear sister of the late Judith & Thomas Kowalski. 

Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. 

Funeral Service Monday, 9:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4660 W. 94th St. in Oak Lawn for a Service at 10:00 am. 

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. 

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

Emilia "Emily" Levinskas

Emelia “Emily” Levinskas nee Occhiuzzo, 79 years, of Hudson, WI formerly of Mesa, AZ & Chicago, IL.

Beloved wife of the late Juozas “Joe” Levinskas.

Loving mother of Antanas “Tony” (Stephie) Levinskas  & Juozas “Joe” (Christine) Levinskas.

Cherished grandmother of Elyse (Tim), Ethan, Joseph & Janis.

Proud great grandmother of Wyatt, Rory & Joseph.

Dear sister of Angie (Rudy) Regalado, & the late  Joe & Helen Occhiuzzo, Carmella & Andy Mazur, Gloria & Bob Trinkhaus, Yolanda & John Caruso, Mary & Herman Zehnder, Julia Occhiuzzo & Tristano Occhiuzzo

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Memorial Visitation on  Saturday May 4 at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon.

Private Inurnment at St. Casimir Cemetery.

Janice L. Rockey

Janice L. Rockey nee McElroy.

Beloved wife of the late Thomas N. Rockey.

Loving mother of Lynn (Alfred) Molenhouse, Karen (Michael) Mazurek & Steven (Beth) Rockey.

Cherished grandmother of Jeffrey, Michelle, Kelly, Kevin, Kendall, Kara, Matthew, Mary & Emily.

Dear sister of Robert (Geraldine) McElroy & Willard (Marcy) McElroy.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Lying in State Monday at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 10400 S. Kostner Ave. in Oak Lawn from 9:00 am with a Service at 10:00 am.

Interment Evergreen Cemetery.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Mt. Zion Lutheran Church would be greatly appreciated.