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Martha Ann Tylinski (nee Lingo)

September 21, 2017

Martha Ann Tylinski (nee Lingo), age 71, a 35 year resident of Frankfort, IL, passed away suddenly, surrounded by her loved ones on September 16, 2017. Martha was a past president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1493. She enjoyed sitting on her f...

James Edward Klaisner

September 14, 2017


Veteran
James Edward Klaisner, age 76, a longtime resident of Frankfort, IL   passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family on September 11, 2017. James was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, 174th AHC and a member of the American...

Timothy J Radtke

September 8, 2017

Timothy J. Radtke, age 59 late of Joliet, IL formerly of Frankfort, IL, passed away peacefully September 5, 2017. Timothy was a community handyman, mechanic and enjoyed spending time outdoors. He was preceded in death by his loving parents Clarenc...

Charles "Charlie" R. Martisawski

August 27, 2017

Charles “Charlie” R. Martisawski, age 56, late of Peotone, IL formerly of Hickory Hills, IL passed away on July 30, 2017. Charles was a sheet metal worker in Local 73, he enjoyed fishing, and loved the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Blackhawks and the ...

Dennis Verschueren

August 12, 2017

Dennis Verschueren, age 70 late of Frankfort, IL formerly of Oak Lawn, IL passed away on July 30, 2017. Dennis was a volunteer firefighter in Columbus Manor. He was preceded in death by his wife Bonnie (nee) Bonneau. Dennis is survived by hi...

Edward Chlebek

August 10, 2017

Edward Chlebek, age 95 late of New Lenox, IL passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones on August 4, 2017. Edward was a retired member of the American Foundry Society and a longtime member of the Blue Island Racing Pigeon Club. He was pre...

Betty Jean Pomykala (nee) Deist

August 1, 2017

Betty Jean Pomykala (nee Deist), age 91, passed away peacefully at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Illinois with her two daughters by her side. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Marion J. Pomykala; her parents, Willi...

Colleen Rafa (nee Tyk)

July 15, 2017

Colleen Rafa (nee Tyk), age 62, a 38 year resident of Frankfort, IL formerly of Chicago, IL passed away March 3, 2017. Colleen was a long time bartender at The New Image in Frankfort, where she made many friends. They loved her sense of humor and ...

Edward S. Gabrysiak

July 10, 2017


Veteran
Edward S. Gabrysiak, age 91 late of Frankfort, IL passed away on July 5, 2017. Edward was a veteran of the United States Navy who enjoyed golf, baseball (a Chicago White Sox fan), polka music, telling jokes and watching one of his favorite shows, ...

Dorothy Horvath (nee Hilinka)

June 28, 2017

Dorothy Horvath (nee Hilinka), age 98, late of Frankfort, IL passed away peacefully June 19, 2017. Dorothy was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Gabrisko and her second husband, James Horvath, her parents Joseph and Julia, sister Mild...

Hendrik Styve

June 28, 2017


Veteran
Hendrik Styve, age 75, late of Thousand Palms, CA formerly of Elwood, IL, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on June 17, 2017. He was an awesome grandfather, loving father and devoted husband. Hendrik was preceded in death by his wife...

Judith Kamin Herder

June 27, 2017

Judith Kamin Herder, age 73, a 40 year resident of Frankfort, Illinois, passed away on December 9th, 2016. Judy attended Fort Dearborn Elementary School, Morgan Park High School and graduated from Eastern Illinois University where she was, and sti...

Lorraine Rutkoski Sieraski

June 22, 2017

  Lorraine Rutkoski (nee Sieraski) age 63 late of Frankfort, IL, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on June 17th, 2017. Lorraine loved to do crafts, travel with her family, and make baby blankets. Lorraine was preceded ...

Donna Corp (nee Miller)

May 31, 2017

Donna Corp, (nee Miller), age 76, late of Frankfort, IL, passed away peacefully on May 25th, 2017. Donna was a teacher for School District 86 for many years. She was the church organist at Frankfort United Methodist Church for over 50 years. She...

Charles W. Lewis

May 13, 2017


Veteran
Charles W. Lewis, age 81, a longtime resident of Mokena, IL, passed away on May 2, 2017 surrounded by family. Charles was an Air Force Vet of the Korean War. He was a crane operator at Acme Steel in Riverdale, IL for 35 years. Charles was precede...

Donald Ray Edwards

April 25, 2017

Donald Ray Edwards, 70, of Frankfort, IL, passed away peacefully on April 19. He was born in Alton, IL, and lived a life of full of love, good humor, commitment to causes that inspired him, and devotion to a family who loved him deeply.   ...

Bonnie J. Verschueren (Nee) Bonneau

April 22, 2017

Bonnie Verschueren (nee Bonneau) age 70, late of Frankfort, IL, passed away at home on March 14, 2017. Bonnie is survived by her husband, Dennis. A memorial gathering will be held on April 22, 2017 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at the family residence...

Servando Luciano

April 20, 2017

Servando Luciano, age 52 late of Frankfort, IL, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on April 12, 2017. Servando started washing dishes for Klaus Ditschler at the age of 16 and worked his way to the top, where he became a gourme...

Frank Rocco Novello

April 18, 2017

Frank “Frankie” Rocco Novello, age 61, a longtime resident of Frankfort, IL, passed away on April 3, 2017. Frank was the owner of TURC, Inc., property tax specialists of New Lenox, IL. He was preceded in death by his children Frankie and An...

David C. "PK" Bielenin

April 14, 2017

David C. Bielenin “PK”, age 59, late of Chicago Heights, IL, passed away April 14, 2017. David was preceded in death by his parents, Chester & Marcella, and his brothers, Joseph & Michael. He is survived by his sisters, Janice Biele...

Josephine Czernik (nee) Paleczny

April 11, 2017

IN MEMORIAM Josephine Czernik (nee Paleczny), 93 of Frankfort, IL, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2017. She was born in Chicago on March 6, 1924 and resided in Frankfort for the last 40 years.  Loving mother of Christine, Patsy and Peter; pr...

Marilyn R. McManimen (Nee) Bennett

March 17, 2017

Marilyn McManimen (nee Bennett), age 90, at rest Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Born in Joliet, IL and lived her entire life in Frankfort, Illinois Marilyn is survived by loving cousins, Doris (George) Sangmeister, Kurt (Gina) Sangmeister and Kim (Chris) (...

Opal Fern Lemmons (nee McClain)

March 9, 2017

Opal Fern Lemmons (nee McClain) age 93, late of Monee, IL, passed away on March 5, 2017 surrounded by her family. Opal was preceded in death by her husband Homer. She is survived by her children; Glenda (Frank) Nastepniak, Michael (Terri) Lemmons,...

Thomas J. Bullaro III

March 3, 2017

Thomas J. Bullaro III, age 53, late of Frankfort, IL, passed into peace on February 27, 2017.  He was employed as a design engineer. Thomas was preceded in death by his mother Mary Anne (nee Hope) Cross. He is survived by his father Thomas “Tom...

Quentin E Grupp

February 18, 2017

Quentin E. Grupp, age 60, late of Peotone, IL formerly of Manhattan & Chicago Heights, IL, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones on February 10, 2017.  Quentin is survived by his wife Christine (nee Cull); daughters, Donna (An...