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Obituaries June 1, 2023

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RAYMOND CARDENAS

images REPORTER EXTRA ART Am Flag copyRaymond “Ray” Cardenas, 86, of Worth, passed away at home on May 23.

He was an Army veteran.

He was the beloved husband of the late Dora (née Aguilar) Cardenas and youngest son, David Cardenas. Cherished father of Albert (Jacqueline) Cardenas, Belinda (Robert) (née Cardenas) Gonzalez, Raymond “Steve” (Carin) Cardenas and the late David Cardenas. Adored grandfather of Michael Cardenas, Raymond “Junior” Cardenas, Monica Cardenas, Elisia Gonzalez, and Maria Gonzalez. Dear great grandfather of Noah Nunez. Also survived by several loved ones. Loving brother, uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 31, from 4-8 p.m. at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, June 1, at 2 p.m. at Hope Church, 5707 Wolf Road, La Grange. Interment, Sunwest Cemetery, El Mirage, Arizona.

CastilloGLADYS CASTILLO

Gladys Castillo (nee Burgos), age 86, of Chicago, Clearing community, peacefully passed away with her family by her side May 17.

Preceded in death by her late husband, Jose Arcangel Castillo, and her longtime companion, Jose “Bucho” Arroyo. She is survived by her four children, Maribel (Oscar), Jose (Rachel), Maritza (Juan Carlos) and Luis (Delcenia); her 11 grandchildren, Megan, David, Cydney, Michael, Edwin, Katarina, Cristian, Jocelyn, Isaac, Jose Antonio and Elijah; and her 7 great grandchildren, Sebastian, Sienna, Cairo, Mateo, Kaleesi, Khael and Kinsley. She is further survived by her 8 siblings, many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held May 22 at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave., Summit (55th street just west of Harlem). Visitation was held May 23 at the funeral home until time of Prayers. Procession followed from the funeral home to St. Pius V Church (1919 S. Ashland Avenue, Chicago) for a Mass of Christian burial. Interment St. Mary Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to Gladys’s family on her personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

CybulskiJAMES F. CYBULSKI

James F. Cybulski, age 78, passed away April 21.

Loving dad of Brian Cybulski and the late Michael Cybulski; beloved life-partner and companion of Kim Sader; cherished son of the late Jean Kolton and the late Fred Cybulski; dear brother of Danny (Caprice) Cybulski, Diane Vellegas, Carole (Darko) Volarich and Johnny Cybulski. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held April 25 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice, with a Service and Time of Remembrance held at the funeral home. Cremation rites to be accorded. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

DieballKEITH E. DIEBALL

Keith E. Dieball, age 58, passed away April 16.

Lovingly survived by his wife Janet (nee Cervantes); daughters Meagan (Dieball) and her husband Joseph Lombardi, Michelle Dieball, Amanda Cervantes; brother Kevin Dieball and children Paige and Cody Dieball; grandchildren Keyan, Addison and LJ; In laws Joseph (Minyon) Cervantes, Mark (Kelly) Hopp, Jason (Andrea) Cervantes; mother-in-law Anna Cervantes. Many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation was held April 28 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Cremation rites to be accorded. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

GleveckasALGIMANTAS BRONIUS GLEVECKAS

images REPORTER EXTRA ART Am Flag copyAlgimantas Bronius Gleveckas, age 90, passed away April 14, US Army Korean War Veteran.

Loving life companion of Vida Gleveckas; loving father of Taga Gleveckas, Nida (Henrikas) Martens, Vainius (Daina) Gleveckas and the late Algimantas P. Gleveckas; dearest Santa of Taja, Arejas, Silvija and Kajus. Also survived by many relatives and friends.

Visitation was held April 20 at Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis Mission, 14911 W. 127th Street, Lemont, Mass followed. Interment, Saint Casimir Cemetery, Chicago. Arrangements entrusted to care of Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice, Illinois. 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

HawryskoJUDY HAWRYSKO

Judy Hawrysko (nee Edwards), age 75, passed away April 15.

Beloved daughter of the late Geraldine Kelnowsky; wife to her late devoted husband Wayne Hawrysko; survived by her daughters Tammy (Bob) Olson and LaTonya (Brian) Kwit; proud grandma to Mikey Mills.

Visitation was held April 23 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice, Service and Time of Remembrance were held at the funeral home. Cremation rites have been accorded. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

ANTHONY F. KUTA

Anthony F. Kuta, age 79, passed away April 25.

Cherished son of the late Sophie (nee Majca) and the late Anthony Kuta; loving brother of the late Dennis A. (the late Christine) Kuta; beloved uncle of Patricia (Tim) Czuba, Jennifer (Don) Roth, Pamela (Michael) Hulbert, Jeanine (Morris) George, Anthony (Julie) Kuta and Dennis Jr. (Dana) Kuta; dear great uncle of Sophie, Krystal, Kristina, Krista, Christopher, Abigail, Christian Jacob, Dennis III, and Dominic. Also survived by relatives and friends.

Funeral services and interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Justice were private. Arrangements entrusted to care of the Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice, Illinois. 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

StaatsPEACHES L. STAATS

Peaches L. Staats (nee Savoia), age 75, passed away April 20.

Beloved wife of Armand Staats; loving mother of Bonnie (Jeff) Zywiec, Deanna (Bill) Harvey and Denise (Jack) Krefting; dear grandma of Samantha (Justin) Birks, Scott (Chelsey) Whyte, Courtney Daly, Peggy Zywiec, Jarred (Nancy) Zywiec, Randy (Cait) Palonis, Camaron Harvey, Hunter Harvey, Steven Heiser, Jake (Shawnee) Widtmann, Dakota Simon, Ashley (Johnny) Maurice, Caitlin Krefting, Sara Krefting and Taylor Krefting; dearest great-grandmother of Jordan, Jayden, Nathan, Jaxsen, Bentley, Baylor, Chloe, Zak, Alexi, Jax, Alonzo, Angelo, Emma, Zoey, Mya, Brayden, Roman, Otto, Ruby and Mariah; cherished daughter of the late Betty (nee West) and the late Anthony Savoia; fond sister of Anthony (Diane) Savoia, Faith Savoia, the late Richard (Sue) Savoia, Betty Ann (Rick) Pisciotto, Angela Strope, John (Robin) Savoia, Sylvia (Vince) Geraci, Theresa (Wayne) Wendal and Mark (Vivian) Savoia. Also survived by nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held April 24 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Cremation rites to be accorded. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

SzczygielKAZIMIERZ SZCZYGIEL

Kazimierz Szczygiel, age 75, passed away April 20.

Beloved husband of Zofia (nee Kowal) Szczygiel; loving father of Mark (Halina) Szczygiel, Peter (Monika) Szczygiel and Sandy (Stanislaw) Szczygiel-Zeglin; dear grandfather of Angelica, Claudia, Michelle, Maja, Michal, Daniel, Damian, Stanislaw and Sebastian; cherished son of the late Rozalia (nee Tarka) and the late Stanislaw Szczygiel; dearest brother of the late Maria Koziol-Uzun. Also survived by relatives and friends.

Visitation was held April 23 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held April 24, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Our Lady Mother of the Church Polish Mission, 116 Hilton Street, Willow Springs for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

VanDahmALAN P. VAN DAHM

Alan P. Van Dahm, age 88, of Bridgeview, passed away May 17.

Beloved husband of the late Sharleen (nee Williams); loving father of James (Janet) Van Dahm, Karen (Lou) Diaz, Paula (Jerry) Canino and Amy (Bob) Sojka; cherished grandfather of 10 and great grandfather of 15; fond brother of Barbara (late Mickey) Lambert and the late Michael (Betty) Van Dahm; dear son of the late Peter and Ann (nee Kravarik) Van Dahm. Uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held May 24, until time of Celebration of Life Service at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 West Archer Ave. (55th street just west of Harlem). Procession to Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park where Alan was laid to rest next to his beloved wife. Condolences may be sent to Alan’s family on his personal tribute website at www.foranfuneralhome.com.

VanekVLADIMIR “LADDIE” VANEK

images REPORTER EXTRA ART Am Flag copyVladimir “Laddie” Vanek, age 92, of LaGrange Park, passed away May 14. Army Korean War Veteran.

Beloved husband of Lorraine Vanek (nee Fortino); loving father Valerie Schoenberg, Victoria (Patrick) McManus and Leane (the late Ronald) Jones; devoted grandfather Gabriela Schoenberg, Kylie McManus, Fiona McManus, Hilary Jones and Richard Jones; brother of the late Miroslav (Camille) Vanek; uncle and great uncle of many.

Visitation was held May 19 and May 20 to time of Service at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com. If you wish to send a sympathy card to the family, please feel free to send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513, c/o the Vladimir Vanek Family. We will gladly forward it on to the family.

WalkoszMARIA WALKOSZ

Maria Walkosz (nee Zapotoczna), age 91, passed away April 23.

Beloved wife of the late Wladyslaw Walkosz; loving mother of Anna (the late Andrzej) Klejka, Maria Walkosz (Wojciech Walkosz), Jozefa Walkosz (Janusz Trebunia) and Danuta Walkosz (Stanislaw Stanek); dear grandmother of Jacek Klejka, Sabina Graca, Marek Walkosz, Alicja Pawlikowski, Jessica Walkosz, Karolina Walkosz, Maciej Walkosz and Marcin Walkosz; dearest great-grandmother of Kamila Klejka, Lukasz Klejka, Daniel Klejka, Zuzanna Graca, Eliza Graca, Dawid Walkosz, Franus Pawlikowski and Nicholas Walkosz; cherished daughter of the late Ludwina (nee Jarzabek) and the late Andrzej Zapotoczny; fond sister of Helena Gut, Jan Zapotoczny and Stanislaw Zapotoczny. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation was held April 26 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral was held April 27, Prayers and procession from the funeral home to Saint Fabian Church, 7450 W. 83rd Street, Bridgeview for Mass. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Justice. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

WatsonROBERT L. WATSON

images REPORTER EXTRA ART Am Flag copyRobert L. Watson, passed away April 19. US Army Veteran.

Beloved husband of the late Marjorie B. (nee Schwartz) Watson; loving father of Marlene (Robert) Atkins, Jerry (Theresa) Fredette and the late Charlotte (Tim) Sehr; dear grandfather of Christina (Michael) Matousek, Matthew Atkins (Dawn Phalen), Jeremy (Shelbie) Fredette, Kyle Fredette (Lillian) and Rachel Fredette (Doris); dearest great-grandfather of Abigail Matousek, Tyler Matousek, Braydon Matousek and Kinsley Matousek, Olivia Fredette, Emersyn Fredette and Nolan Fredette; cherished son of the late Vera (nee Kneller) and the late Clarence Watson; fond brother of the late Norma (the late Erwin) Schafer, the late Fred Watson, the late Howard (the late Helen) Watson, the late Glen (the late Arlene) Watson, the late Thelma (the late Kenneth) Cross, the late Dorothy (the late John) Ness, the late Earl (the late Ruth) Watson, the late Maxine (the late Kenneth) Lamb, Carl (the late Jean) Watson and the late Oscar (the late Kathy) Watson; fond brother-in-law to the late Gail (the late Wanda) Schwartz, Joyce (the late Ed) Gasik, and Norma (the late Mike) Platner and (the late Raymond) Jakubowski. Treasured uncle of numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Also survived by relatives and friends.

Visitation was held April 27 at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home & Crematorium, 7861 S. 88th Avenue, Justice. Funeral and Interment held privately at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. For more information, 708-496-0200 or www.kaminskifamilyfuneralhomes.com.

WilsonDAVID A. WILSON

David A. Wilson, age 86, of Lake Summerset, formerly of Frankfort Square, passed away May 21, after a brief illness.

Cremation Rites to be Accorded. McCorkle Funeral Home – Durand Chapel, 101 W. Main Street, Durand, Illinois assisted the family. To read full obituary and share a memory please visit, https://mccorklefuneralhome.com/obituaries/david-wilson-may-2023.

 

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