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.

Anne M. Mlinarcik

Anne M. Mlinarcik nee Gomulka. 

Beloved wife of the late John Paul Mlinarcik Sr. 

Loving mother of Paulette (Lawrence) Cwik,  John P. (the late Kathleen) Mlinarcik, Susan (Gary) Howard,  Richard (Karen) Mlinarcik & James (Laura) Mlinarcik. 

Cherished grandmother of Melissa (Todd) Ernst, Scott Cwik, Amanda, Megan (Clay) Holland, Tracy, Keith Howard, Eric Cwik, Joseph(Maura), John III (Amanda) Mlinarcik,Vito,Matthew,  Jillian (Jeremy), Jeffrey (Mary) Mlinarcik, Ricky & Andrew Mlinarcik.

 Proud great grandmother of Lilianna, Gabriel, Bennett, Eva, Juliet, Carter, Daxton, and Evan.

Fond sister of Frank (Lori) Gomulka and the late Reverend Henry, Henrietta, Edward, Eleanor, Adele, John, Theodore and Albert.

Cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews.  

Memorial Mass, Saturday, April 6, 11 am Mass at St. Linus Church, 10300 S. Lawler Ave. in Oak Lawn.

William Francis Wolf

William F. Wolf, WWII Army Air Corps Veteran.

Beloved husband of the late Harriet nee Boo.

Cherished father of Suzan (Michael) Chopik.

Loving brother of the late Howard & Helen Wolf, Dorothy Guerino & Robert Wolf.

Dear uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn where Services will be held Monday at 8:00 pm.

Interment private.

Visitation Monday from 3:00 pm until the time of Services at 8:00 pm.

 

Jimmie P. Veraveic

Jimmie P. Veraveic, U.S. Air Force Veteran, Retired CPD after 37 years of Service. 10th District, F.T.O.

Beloved husband of Elizabeth nee Bradbury.

Loving father of Michelle Lacheta & James Veraveic.

Cherished grandfather of Christian Lacheta, Gabriella Lacheta &  Isabella Veraveic.

Dear brother of Dennis (Dorothy) Veraveic.

Fond uncle of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Wednesday, family will meet friends & neighbors at 9:45 am at St. Bede the Venerable Church, 8200 S. Kostner in Chicago for Mass at 10:00 am.

Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.

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

Richard D. Bagus

Richard D. Bagus

Beloved husband of the late Carol nee Tanner.

Loving father of Daniel (Jane) Bagus, Robert (Patti) Bagus, David Bagus & Richard (Laura) Bagus.

Cherished grandfather of Steven, Danielle, Bradley, Kristie, Robert, Brett & Morgan.

Proud great grandfather of Colette.

Dear brother of the late William (Miriam) Bagus.

Fond uncle of many nieces & nephews.

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

Interment St. Casimir Cemetery.

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

Richard was a trusted driver for Jewel Food Stores for 30 years & Past President of Oak Lawn Baseball.

 

Robert J. Skubic

Robert J. Skubic, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, passed away peacefully surrounded by his devoted family.

Beloved husband of Joyce nee Hrubec.

Loving father of  Christopher (Kim) Skubic, Therese (Kyle) Kemper & Raymond Skubic.

Cherished grandfather of Paige & Eli.

Dear brother of Michael (Donna) Skubic.

Fond brother in law of Patricia Muller & Margaret Hrubec.

Proud uncle of Peter (Nicole) & Michael Kowalski.

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

Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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

Former Owner of Atlantic Press for 45 years.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

Richard Harley Jennison

Richard Harley Jennison, 92 years old, U.S. Marine Corps WWII Veteran.

Beloved husband of the late Mary Jane nee Smith for 69 years.

Cherished father of Patricia (Edward) Prendergast, Richard A. (Tracy) Jennison, John (Maria) Jennison & Constance (Joseph) Cronin.

Loving grandfather of Emily Hoyne, Scott (Evie) Prendergast, Andrew (Graeme), Alec, John (Diane) & Matthew Jennison, Courtney (Jamie) Nevarez, Cynthia Jennison, Crystal & Valerie Acosta, Ryan (Angie), Adam (Jessica), Jeremy (Sarah) & Patrick (Leah) Prendergast.

Proud great grandfather of many.

Treasured friend of Barbara Koss. 

Funeral Saturday 10:00 am Mass at St. Walter Church, 11722 S. Oakley, Chicago, with Visitation from 9:00 am until the time of Mass.  

Visitation Friday at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn, from 4:00 pm until 8:30 pm. 

Interment St. Mary Cemetery. 

Richard was a member of Johnson Phelps VFW. He was an owner of Empire Piping and Hub Travel Center. 

Memorials to The Port Ministries, 5013 S. Hermitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60609, would be greatly appreciated.

Elfriede A.W. DiFiore

Elfriede A.W. DiFiore nee Urbrock, 99 years.

Beloved wife of the late Louis DiFiore & the late William F. Gergits.

Loving mother of Wilma (the late Harry) Morrill, William Gergits & the late Elfriede & Douglas Muehlhausen.

Cherished grandmother of William (Lynda) Morrill, Anna (Paul) Hinkley, James Morrill, William Gergits & Frederick Gergits.

Proud great grandmother of Amy (Andrew) Lehnherr, Gregory Morrill, Glenn Hinkley, Susan Morrill & Brian Hinkley.

Dear sister of the late Anita Graff & Ernest Urbrock.

Fond aunt & great aunt of many nieces & nephews. 

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

Interment Private. 

Visitation Tuesday from 9:00 am until the time of Services at 11:00 am. 

Elfriede was born in Bremerhaven, Germany and lived in Chicago, Oak Lawn and Kenosha, Wisconsin. She taught Sunday School at Trinity Lutheran Church and Mt. Zion Evangelical Church in Oak Lawn. She volunteered at Daybreak Senior Center and was the treasurer and tour planner for Paddock Lake Seniors. She was an avid gardener, loved to knit, crochet and embroider.

Nancy R. Koss

Nancy R. Koss nee Concannon.

Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Koss.

Loving mother of Robert Koss, Cathleen Koss, Carol (Bill) Targun, Nancy (Billy) Barra &  John (Laura) Koss.

Cherished grandmother of Robin, Phillip (Megan), Tracey (Al), P.J., Elizabeth, Samantha, Peggy, Madison, Mackenzie, John Paul, Dylan, Melanie & Megan.

Proud great grandmother of Lily, Elianna & Annalise.

Dear sister of 2 brothers & 6 sisters.

Fond aunt of many nieces & nephews.

Funeral Friday 10:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to St. Linus Church for Mass at 11:00 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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

Michael Joseph Cummings, Jr.

Michael Joseph Cummings Jr., U.S. Marine Corps Veteran.

Devoted son of the late Helen “Tudy” nee Griffin  & Michael J. Cummings Sr.

Beloved cousin of the late Sister Marilyn Miller, C.S.J.

Loving godfather of Michael J. Bertoni & Arlene Bertoni Mancine.

Cherished friend of Rich & Marie Bertoni, Marina, Jim, John & Jerry Bradley, Alice (the late John) Collins, Jeff & Arlene Leptich,  & the late Chester Jaskolka, Jack Howard, Don Hogan, Pat Shannon, & Terry Murphy and countless others.

Funeral Friday 8:30 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to Nativity of Our Lord Church, 653 W. 37th St. in Chicago, for Mass at 10:00 am.

Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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

During his journey with Alzheimer’s, Mike expressed appreciation for his doctors, Dr. James Mastrianni & Dr. Adam Cifu; his caregivers from Aishling Companion Home Care; and his devoted counselors Gina Lavorata-O’Hehir & Tom Gibbs. Mike was a proud graduate of Visitation Catholic Grade School, Mount Carmel High School and the University of Notre Dame. He served his country with distinction as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps. He retired from the City of Chicago as the Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Aviation at Midway Airport. His dedication to Mount Carmel was legendary. He was recognized with the Mount Carmel Man of the year Award in 1977 and was inducted into the Mount Carmel Hall of Fame.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Michael J. Cummings may be made to the Mount Carmel Educational Foundation, 6410 S. Dante Ave., Chicago, IL 60637 would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

                                

 

 

James T. Lanigan

James T. “Sunshine” Lanigan Jr.

Devoted son of the late Ruth nee Baldwanz & James T. Lanigan Sr.

Husband of Kathleen nee Fitzgerald.

Loving father of Kaleen.

Dear brother of Jean (Jim) Houk, David (Jan Haley) Lanigan, Trudy (Bruce) Wagie, Stephen (Karen) Lanigan & the late Maureen (James) Siblik.

Beloved uncle of many nieces & nephews, and a good friend to all.

Jim was a graduate of St. Barnabas, Leo High School & Marquette University.

Jim was a member of the National Guard.

Please join us for a celebration of Jim’s life on Sunday March 24 at Bar 106: “The Neighborhood Tavern”, 10649 S. Pulaski in Chicago from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm.