Eugene F. Sadus age 84, a lifetime resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on April 2, 2023. Loving husband of 47 years to Rita d. 2020 (nee Jakubowski) ; beloved father to Geno Sadus and Elizabeth Sadus. Wonderful Dzia Dzia to Steven, Allison and Anthony Sadus. Preceded in death by his parents Frank and Josephine (nee Hanek) Sadus. Fond brother of Dorothy Bertrand. Gene retired after 38 years at Bloom High School in Chicago Heights as a social studies teacher, was City Commissioner for Chicago Heights from 1975 – 1991. Prior to his political career, he played saxophone/clarinet in the polka band The Bal-Aires. He was also chairman of the Chicago Heights Wadowice Polish Sister Cities Committee, member of PNA Lodge 590, Polish Falcons Nest 42, Polish American Community Fair (PACF), and a proud supporter of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America. Gene will be missed by everyone who knew him.
Visitation Monday, April 10th from 4pm to 7pm. at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Funeral service on Tuesday at 10:30 am at the funeral home. Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, Illinois. Info: (708) 754-0016.
My condolence to the entire Sadus family, Mr. Sadus was truly a great man.
Steve Herzic Class of 88′
My deepest condolences to the Sadus Family.
You were the only teacher I had (at Bloom) that legitimately cared about me.
Your kindness and patience will always be remembered.