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Marlene Gallivan

Marlene A. Gallivan, nee Pembroke, age 90, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Gallivan; fond mother of Kyle A. (Susan) Gallivan, Korey C. (Kimberlee) Gallivan, Kent T. (Peggy) Gallivan; dear grandmother of Angela Gallivan, Erin (Adam) Juhasz, Justin Hester, Beth (James) Mueller, Bryan Hester, Blair Gallivan, Sean Gallivan, Clare Gallivan, Ryan Gallivan, Charlene (Matthew) Bledsoe, Danielle...

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Daniel McCarthy

Daniel “Farmer or Fastmac” F. McCarthy, age 83 of Brookfield. Passed at home on May 19, 2024. Beloved husband of Donna J. McCarthy, nee Trongale; fond father of Dawn McCarthy and Sharon McCarthy; dear grandfather of Ashley (Donald) Janosek, Michele (Dathan) Wollard, Daniel Wozniak, Tony Pena and Brianna (Josh) Godar; great grandfather of Chandler, Lincoln, Carson, Bennett and Clayton; dear...

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Barbara Julia Drai

Barbara Julia Drai, age 77 of Brookfield. Beloved wife of George Drai; loving mother of Jenny Drai and Michael (Nicole) Drai; dear grandmother of Corinne, Charles, Maxwell and Francesca Drai; sister of Joseph (Gale) and Cathy (Jerre); aunt of many nieces and nephews.A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2024 from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M....

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Carl Racicik

Carl H. Racicik, age 95 of Romeoville, formerly of Berwyn. Korean Army Veteran Beloved husband of the late MaryAnn McKenzie-Racicik, the late Mildred “Milly” Racicik and the late Patricia Ann Racicik; devoted step father of Daniel (Pamela) McKenzie, Scott McKenzie and Gary McKenzie; step grandfather of Melissa and Mark McKenzie; brother of the late Anna D. Prekop and Joseph...

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Joseph R. "Bob" Piekarz

Joseph R. “Bob” Piekarz, age 82 of LaGrange Park, formerly of Chicago. Beloved husband of 44 years to Gwendolyn A. Piekarz, nee Czoski; dear brother of the late Ronald (the late Judith) Piekarz and the late Richard Piekarz; brother in law of the late Robert (Ingrid) Czoski and the late John (the late Josephine) Czoski; fond uncle of one nephew...

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Gary Frantzen

Gary J. Frantzen, age 70, of Chicago; dear husband of Nancy Frantzen, nee Macmillan; beloved father of Heather Swierk; grandfather of Nathan Swierk; brother of Wayne Frantzen and the late Bruce Frantzen; uncle of Mindy (Jason) Feldheim and Brent Frantzen; loving son of the late Harold P. Frantzen and the late Merle Frantzen, nee Siemsen.A Memorial Gathering will be held...

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Robert Gregory

Robert J. Gregory, age 79, of LaGrange Park. Beloved husband of the late Patricia J. Gregory, nee Jones; loving father of Christopher (Wendy) Gregory, Jennifer (Thomas) Brenner and David (Katie) Gregory; dear grandfather of Kayla Melena, Caitlin Gregory, Julia Gregory, Harrison Gregory, Wilson Gregory, Gabriela Brenner and Georgia Gregory; brother of Darryl (Sophronia) Gregory, Kathryn (Frank) Sowecke, Marybeth (the late...

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Cheryl L. Frese

Cheryl L. Frese, age 64, of Gardner. Beloved daughter of the late Donald Frese and Charlotte Frese, nee Slak; dear sister of Mark (Debra) Frese; aunt of Kassandra Frese; cousin of Cindy (Mark) Reynolds and Jill (Bill) Grommes.Visitation, Monday May 13, 2024 9:00 A.M. to time of Service 11:00 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 31st Street, Brookfield, IL...

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Beth A. Lehnhardt

Beth A. Lehnhardt, age 79 of Brookfield. Beloved mother of Lori (Mike Worthington) Lehnhardt; dear sister of Lewis (the late Patsy) Lehnhardt, John (Kathy) Lehnhardt and the late Fred Lehnhardt Jr.; aunt of many nieces and nephews.A Celebration of Life will be scheduled at a future date.Interment Private.Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services 9445 31st Street,...

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Father Michael P. Ahlstrom

*** INFORMATION UPDATE ***Attention Guests of Fr. Michael Ahlstrom:Anticipating a larger gathering for Fr. Mike, please see the updated information below the obituary.Fr. Michael Patrick Ahlstrom, born to Martin and Mary (Murphy) Ahlstrom, on April 7, 1942, entered eternal life on May 3, 2024, at the age of 82.Fr. Mike, held a number of posts throughout the greater Chicagoland area,...

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