Donald B. Gilbert
Donald B. Gilbert, 85, of Worth died Nov. 4 in Hoffman Estates.
Visitation was held Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. Funeral services were held Friday at Our Lady of the Ridge Church in Chicago Ridge. Burial was at Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Lemont.
Mr. Gilbert is survived by his children Roxane and Cassandra Gilbert and Elizabeth Fitzgerald and sister Gladys Ratovich. Born in Chicago, Mr. Gilbert worked as an auto mechanic.
Florence M. Paloucek
Florence M. Paloucek of Palos Park died Oct. 28 at Palos Community Hospital. She was 87.
A memorial Mass was held on Saturday at Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills. Private interment was held at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Hillside.
Mrs. Paloucek was born in Chicago. She attended Loretto High School and studied nursing at Loyola University.
Mrs. Florence worked as a neonatal nurse at MacNeal Hospital for more than 20 years following the death of her husband, Dr. Frank Paloucek.
She enjoyed participating in bridge clubs and reading. She was unassuming, devoted, well-traveled and knowledgeable. In later years she lived for Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Downtown Abbey, the news and events of her children, grandchildren and great grandchild.
Mrs. Paloucek is survived by her children Frank (Sharon), Mary (John) Broderick, Joanne (Henry) Baker, Catherine and John; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made in Florence’s name to the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, P.O. Box 508, Wheaton, Ill. 60187.
Glenn Wyma Jr.
Glenn Wyma Jr., 56, of Palos Hills died Nov. 5 at Palos Community Hospital.
Visitation was Friday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills followed by funeral services the following day at the funeral home. Interment was at Mt. Vernon Memorial Estates.
Mr. Wyma is survived by his parents, Mary Ann and Glenn Sr.; siblings Patrick (Susan), Joan (Ken) Sawinski, Tom Sr. (Bea), Matthew, Shawn (Amanda) and Timothy (Christine); and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Mr, Wyma was born in Chicago and worked as a manager.