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Death Notice from 3-13-14

Matthew J. Meier
Matthew J. Meier, 5, of Oak Lawn died Feb. 28. Visitation was held Thursday at Robert J. Sheehy and Sons Funeral Homer in Orland Park. A funeral service was held Friday at at Living Word Lutheran Church in Orland Park. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

He was survived by parents Matthew and Amy (Conta) Meier.

Death Notice from 3-6-14

Helena Grzesiuk
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.

FLAG-PINJohn Hagemann
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
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.

Death Notice from 2-27-14

FLAG-PINThomas W. Eder
  Thomas W. Eder, 66, of Palos Hills died Feb. 18 at his home. Visitation was Friday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home and the funeral was Saturday at Sacred Heart Church.

  Mr. Eder was survived by his wife Jeanne (Cannon) and children Kristin, Kara and Colleen Eder. He was born in Evergreen Park and worked as an insulator. We was a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard.

Death Notice from 2-20-14

Louis M.P. Wierenga
Louis M.P. Wierenga, 85, of Chicago Ridge died Feb. 10 at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. Visitation was last Thursday at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park and the funeral service was Friday at Colonial.

Mr. Wierenga was survived by wife Grace T. Wierenga, daughters Anje Langiois, Marian Wierenga, Arlene (Steve) Bulthuis and Margaret (Brian) Cunningham and sons Louis (Pamela) Wierenga and Harold (Sharon) Wierenga. He was born in the Netherlands and was a retired truck driver. He was also a World War II veteran.

Death Notice from 2-13-14

Rita M. Brehovsky
Rita M. Brehovsky, 79, of Hickory Hills died Jan. 29 at home. Visitation was Feb. 4 as Palos Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills followed by a Mass at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
Mrs. Brehovsky is survived by her daughter, Donna Brehovsky. She was born in Chicago and worked as a secretary.

Helene Mantrimas
Helene Mantrimas, nee Gerrick, 90, of Oak Lawn died Feb. 4 at home. Visitation was Friday at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. The funeral was Saturday at Most Holy Redeemer Church and interment was at St. Casimir Lithuanian Cemetery.
Mrs. Mantrimas was born in Chicago and was an artist

Graceann M. Peters
Graceann M. Peters, nee Boal, 62, of Woth died Thursday at Christ Hospital. Visitation was Sunday at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth and Mass was held Monday at Our Lady of the Ridge Church. Burial was at St. Mary Cemetery.
Mrs. Peters was survived by husband Larry Peters, and children Christina Peters, Michelle (Michael) Kjeldsen and Jonathan (Sarah) Peters and siblings Kathy (David) Doerr and Cherylann (Larry) Schwertfeger. She was born in Chicago and was a deli clerk at Dominick’s Grocery stores for more than 33 years.

George G. Rudolph, Jr.
George G. Rudolph, Jr., 60, of Worth died Feb. 5 at Christ Hospital. Private services were held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth.
Mr. Rudolph is survived by wife Donna Rudolph nee Lent, daughter Corinne (Craig) Pinter and sisters Barbara (William) McCune and Dawn (Michael) Perez. He was born in Evergreen Park and was a truck driver.

Robert F. Szcinski
Robert F. Szcinski of Oak Lawn died Saturday at his home. Arrangements were made by Kubina-Tybor Directors and Mass was held Wednesday at St. Gerald in Oak Lawn.
Mr. Szcinski was survived by his wife Janet, nee Klimcak, and children Jeanmarie Steines and Robbie Szcinski. He was born in Chicago and worked in sales at a manufacturing company.