Clarence Johnson

Clarence Johnson, 79, of Hickory Hills, died Aug. 25 at the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital in Maywood. Visitation was held Aug. 28 at Lack & Sons Funeral Home in Hickory Hills. Interment was at Fairmont-Willow Hills Memorial Park in Willow Springs.

Mr. Johnson was born in Chicago. He worked as an operating engineer and served in the Air Force.

Julius J. Kazunas

Julius J. Kazunas, 85, of Palos Hills, died Aug. 26 at home. Visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 31 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 Southwest Highway in Palos Hills. A funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St. in Palos Hills. Interment will be at St. Casimir Cemetery, 4401 W. 111th St. in Chicago.

 Mr. Kazunas is survived by his daughters. Jane Scott and Kattalina Kazunas; and two grandchildren.

Mr. Kazunas was born in Chicago. He worked as a postal worker. He was an avid supporter of the Sacred Heart Parish Food Pantry. In lieu of flowers, family members are asking for donations to the Disabled American Veterans fund at

Loretta Malanowski

Loretta Malanowski, 86, née Augustyniak, of Oak Lawn, died Aug. 24 at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. Visitation was held Aug. 27 at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. A funeral mass was held Aug. 28 at St. Louis de Montfort Church in Oak Lawn. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.

Mrs. Malanowski is survived by her brother, Donald Augustyniak; and her sister, Virginia Derdzinski.

Mrs. Malanowski was born in Chicago. She worked as a secretary.

Jack M. Casey

Jack M. Casey, 76, of Worth, died Aug. 10 at home. A memorial gathering will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 18 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home, 10701 S. Harlem Ave. in Worth. Interment will be private.

Mr. Casey is survived by his sons, Richard and Ronald; and three grandchildren.

Mr. Casey was born in Chicago. He worked as an electrician.