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Death Notices from 4-10-14

Rudolph M. Litak
Rudolph M. Litak, 72, died recently. Visitation was Friday at Kosary Funeral Home in Evergreen Park and the funeral was Saturday at St. Bernadette Church. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre.
Mr. Litak was survived by wife Coletta, nee Carik and children Michelle (Michael) Ronquillo, Thomas, Joseph, Mary, Steven, James, Matthew and Richard.

Kathleen Kirchhoff
Kathleen “Kathy” Kirchhoff, nee Bax, 67, of Worth, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. Memorial visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10 and a service will be held at 1 p.m. the Palos Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 S. Southwest Hwy. in Palos Hills.
Ms. Kirchhoff is survived by her children Carolyn A. (Todd) Baumruk, Michael J. (Jennifer) Bostedo, Krista M. Bostedo and Donald P. Kirchhoff. She was born in Chicago and was a homemaker.

Casimir H. Kott
Casimir H. Kott, 89, formerly of Hickory Hills and living in Las Vegas, died Jan. 2 in Las Vegas. Funeral Mass is at 10 a.m. Saturday At St. Patricia Church in Hickory Hills. Entombment is at Resurrection Garden Mausoleum.
Mr. Kott was survived by wife Marie J. Kott, nee Koscielnicki, daughter Cynthia L. Kott and sister Irene Gregor. He was a World War II Army veteran.

Robert W. Ralston
Robert W. Ralson, 88, formerly of Palos Park, died March 26 in Decatur, Ala. Visitation was March 31 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home and Mass was April 1 at Our Lady of the Woods Church. Burial was at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Chicago.
Mr. Ralston is survived by his children John, Maureen Plestina, Patrice Scudella, Robert and David Ralston and his brother, David Ralston. He was born in Chicago and retired from Reynolds Aluminum after 48 years.

Cecelia Racevice
Cecelia Racevice , nee Gaudesus and formerly of Oak Lawn, died March 26 at the Chesterton Health and Emergency Center in Indiana. Visitation was March 28 at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. The funeral was March 29 at St. Linus Church and interment was at St. Casimir Lithuanian Cemetery.
Ms. Racevice is survived by daughter Joan (Phil) Dittmann. She was born in Chicago and was a homemaker.

Alice M. Santangelo
Alice M. Santangelo, 84, of Worth died March 29 at the Symphony of Crestwood Senior Care. Visitation was March 31 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home and Mass was April 1 at Sacred Hearth Church in Palos Hills and burial was at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.
Ms. Santangelo was survived by children Raymond Neal and Robert Santangelo. She was born in Chicago and was a homemaker.

Anthony V. Skimel
Anthony V. Skimel, 65, of Worth died Friday. Visitation was Monday at Palos Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills, the funeral was Tuesday at Our Lady of the Ridge Church and interment was at St. Casimir Lithuanian Cemetery.
Mr. Skimel as survived by wife Marguerite, nee Kroll and children Michael, Richard, Jacob and Gabriel and sister Theresa (John) Pecosni. He was born in Chicago, worked as a field service technician and was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Charles V. Zito
Charles V. Zito, 91, of Palos Hills died March 30. Visitation was last Friday at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. The funeral was Saturday at Sacred Heart Church and interment was at St. Mary Cemetery.
Mr. Zito is survived by his children Frank (Barbara), Charles (Patricia), Terry (Edward) Arrigoni and Gina (Joe) Bracken. He was born in Chicago and was an operation engineer. He was also a U.S. Coast Guard veteran of World War II.