Helena Grzesiuk nee Obirek, 90, of South Haven Michigan, formerly of Oak Lawn, died Feb. 24 at Countryside Nursing Home in South Haven Michigan. Visitation was held last Wednesday at Lawn Funeral Home in Tinley Park. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in Orland Hills and interment was at Resurrection Cemetery.
Mrs. Grzesiuk is survived by her children Stanley (Nika) Kolby, Christine (Agis) Ntanos and Mary Ellen (John) Ukleja, seven grandchildren 12 great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. Mrs Grzesiuk was born in Poland and worked as a janitress at The Civic Opera House for more than 40 years.
John Hagemann, 87, formerly of Worth died at Marian Village in Homer Glen. Visitation was Monday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home and Mass was held at Marian Village in Homer Glen.
Mr. Hegemann was survived by daughter Johanna (Gary). He was born in Yugoslavia and was a Chicago police lieutenant and World War II veteran.
Joseph Rachowicz , 99, of Chicago Ridge died Feb. 23 at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights. Visitation was Friday at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth and Mass was Saturday at Our Lady of the Ridge Church. Burial was as Resurrection Cemetery.
Mr. Rachowicz was survived by children Robert, Micharl and Ronald Rachowicz. He was born in Benton and worked as a tool and die maker. He was also a former Chicago Ridge Trustee and volunteer fireman.
Josephine A. Silberg
Josephine A. Silberg, 89, formerly of Palos Hills died Monday at Palos Community Hospital. Visitation is Friday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Palos Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 S. Southwest Highway in Palos Hills and Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church.
Mrs. Silberg was survived by children Robert Allen (Louisa) and Sharon Joy (Patrick) Knytych. She was born in Chicago Heights, worked in the retail industry and was a member of Palos Hills Horizons, Oak Lawn Prime Tymers, Bridgeview Golden Agers and Sacred Heart Fun Club.