Marie Ann PazFuneral Home: Beecher Funeral Home (Map-it)
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery 801 Michigan City Road, Calumet City, Illinois (Map-it)
Marie Ann ‘Drabek’ Paz (nee Florek) age 92 of Beecher formerly of Calumet City, Illinois passed away peacefully at home on May 29, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Bruno (2010) and 1st husband Chester ‘Drake’ Drabek (1980). Loving mother to Alexandra ‘Sandy’ Urbanik, late Robert Drabek and late Jay Christopher Drabek. Cherished Mimi to Joseph (Jenn) Urbanik and Katie (Randy) Zivkovich; proud great grandmother to Drake, Jacoby and Danica. Preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Helen (nee Brandys) Florek, brother Chester (late Theresa) and sister to Elizabeth (late Kelly) and Bernice (late Pieo). Dear aunt to many. Marie belonged to St. Andrew Rosary Confraternity, Apostleship of Prayer, St. Rita’s Alter Guild, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Calumet City Historical Society, and Sunshine Lady for St. Andrews Senior. Marie also was a very good artist, she loved to draw, write poetry, did ceramics, crochet, made blankets and loved traditions but most of all Mimi loved and enjoyed being with her family.
Special thanks to the nurses and staff at Beecher Manor and Vitas Hospice.
Due to the current circumstance and restrictions caused by Covid-19, only 10 people can be in the funeral home at a one time. We ask that you please follow the states guidelines where masks/ face coverings and distancing are concerned. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.
Visitation Tuesday, June 2nd from 9:00A.M.until 11:00A.M. at Beecher Funeral Home, 602 Dixie Hwy., Beecher, Illinois 60401. Interment and Service at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, Illinois with clergy from St. Maria Goretti Parish. Info: (708) 946-6000. At this time the family is planning a memorial mass at a later date.Service Date:
Francine C BodieFuneral Home: Crete Funeral Home (Map-it)
Cemetery: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 27034 South Diagional Road, Elwood, Illinois (Map-it)
Francine C. Bodie (nee Petrowitch) age 81 of Crete, Illinois passed away on May 24, 2020. Beloved wife of 59 years to the late Melvin (2018); loving mother to Kelly Bodie, Scott (Peggy) and Steve (Rose) Bodie. Dear sister to the late Patsy and Billy Petrowitch. Preceded in death by her parents Frank and Catherine (nee Buza) Petrowitch.
Visitation Wednesday, June 3rd from 9AM until time of mass at 11AM at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Interment: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Due to the current circumstances COVID-19, respect social distancing with only 10 people in the chapel at a time. Info: (708) 672-7600. cretefuneralhome.com
Anita H MarstonFuneral Home: Crete Funeral Home (Map-it)
Anita H. Marston (Gatewood) age 83 of Crete, Illinois passed away on May 26, 2020. Beloved wife to Jack H. Sr.; loving mother to Steven D. (Carol) Marston, Kelly Pralle and the late Jack H. Marston II. Grandmother to 8. Preceeded in death by her parents Albert and Virginia (nee Claxon) Gatewood.
Visitation on Friday, May 29th from 4pm until 7pm with a 6PM service at Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Interment: Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, KY. Due to the current circumstances COVID-19, respect social distancing with only 10 people in the chapel at a time. Info: (708) 672-7600.
Charlotte Diane MichaleskoFuneral Home: Crete Funeral Home (Map-it)
Charlotte ‘Diane’ Michalesko (nee Dicus) age 72 of Beecher, Illinois formerly of Glenwood, Illinois passed away on May 21, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Wayne (2009); loving mother to Michelle (Mark) Miller and Heather (Joel) DeMase. Cherished Nana to Tiffany Miller, Mark Miller Jr., James DeMase II and Michael DeMase. Preceeded in death by her parents William and Audrey (nee Duncan) Dicus.
Family has requested no visitation or service. In lieu of flowers, please consider making contributions in memory of Diane Michalesko to the Dementia Society of America by mail to P.O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901 or online www.dementiasociety.org/donate or to Hospice of the Calumet Area, 600 Superior Avenue, Munster, Indiana 46321 or www.hopsicecalumet.org.
Arrangements were entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Info: (708) 672-7600.
Philip David RussoFuneral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home (Map-it)
Philip David Russo age 62 of St. John, Indiana passed away on May 19, 2020. Beloved dad to Philip J. (Melissa) Russo, David (Emily) Russo, Timothy (Heather) Russo and Diana Russo. Cherished brother to John Russo. Loving grandfather to 9. Preceded in death by his parents John and Diane (nee Karwoski) Russo and granddaughter Hailey Ann Russo. Philip was a teller for Hawthorne Race Track; Philip will be miss by many friends and family.
Arrangements entrusted to Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, IL. Burial and service was private due to the COVID-19 virus. Info: (708)-754-0016.
David James ArnoldFuneral Home: Crete Funeral Home (Map-it)
Cemetery: Zion Lutheran Cemetery Route 1, Crete, Illinois (Map-it)
David James Arnold (87), loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather went home, to be with the Lord on May 15, 2020. David was born on December 26, 1932, in Chicago, IL. He married Mary Lou (nee Paape) on December 2, 1951 and worked as a Route Salesman for Pepsi in Munster, Indiana. They raised two daughters, Cindy (Scott) Thomson and Kim (Brian) DuBridge and two sons Jim (Penny), and Mike (Sharon). He enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a fan of his beloved Chicago White Sox. David is survived by his wife, four children, three grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. David was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Crete, Illinois.
Arrangements were entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Interment: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Crete, Illinois. Funeral service and burial were private due to the current circumstances COVID-19. Info: (708) 672-7600.
Wilmadean MarkwardFuneral Home: Beecher Funeral Home (Map-it)
Wilmadean Markward (nee Morlan) age 90 of Crown Point, Indiana formerly of Beecher, Illinois passed away on May 17, 2020. Beloved wife of the late John (1998); loving mother to Jerry (Deb) Markward and the late Janet Ann Cary (1994). Cherished grandmother to John (Liz) Markward, Andy (Kim) Markward, Dan (Jenn) Cary and Tim (Amy) Cary. Great grandmother to Baylei, Halie, Gage, Xander, Nicholas, Isabella, Josh, Noah, Harley and Matilda.
Visitation Friday, May 22, 2020 from 4:00P.M.until time of service at 7:00P.M. at Fagan-Miller Funeral Home, 8580 Wicker Avenue, St. John, Indiana. Interment: Highland Riverview Cemetery, 2257 Portage Avenue,South Bend, Indiana with a short service at 1PM (Eastern Daylight Time). Arrangements entrust to Beecher Funeral Home, 602 Dixie Hwy., Beecher, Illinois 60401. Information (708) 946-6000. Beecherfuneralhome.orgService Date:
Deborah EvansFuneral Home: Monee Funeral Home (Map-it)
Evans, Deborah Lynn 8/5/1955 – 5/16/2020
(nee Pihl) Age 64, of Monee (previously of Orland Park, IL for most of her life) and graduated from Carl Sandburg High School Class of 1973, was peacefully at rest Saturday, May 16, 2020. She is survived by her best friend and devoted husband of 46 years, Charles (Chuck). Her loving children Patricia and Michael, daughter-in-law Diana, and Grandmother to Adilynn Lea Evans. Deborah’s family also included her brothers, Robert Pihl (Suzanne Pihl), Anthony Pihl, and the late Michael Pihl. Aunt to Steve Pihl and Kelly Matson (Pihl), Anthony and Bailey Pihl. Cousin & Niece to so many. Loving Daughter of late Richard and Evelyn Pihl.
Special thanks to Dr. Richard Geiger for going above and beyond during Deborah’s post treatment care.
The family would also like to thank her family, friends, and the team @ Kankakee Valley Hospice for their love, care and support during this difficult time.
Due to the current Covid-19 quarantine restrictions in place, the service will be privately held at a later date.
Sign Guest Book at: https://www.facebook.com/Debbie.p.evans.Service Date:
Judy A. BrothersFuneral Home: Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home (Map-it)
Judy A. Brothers (nee Kennedy) age 76 of Crete, Illinois passed away on May 16, 2020. Beloved wife to Charles; loving mother to Christopher (Kristen) Brothers. Beautiful grandmother to Archer Brothers. Preceded in death by her parents Larry and Barbara (nee Sladek) Kennedy.
Arrangements entrusted to at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Due to the current circumstances COVID-19 service is private. Info: (708) 754-0016
Joe L TrottterU.S. Veteran
Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home (Map-it)
Cemetery: St Mary's Cathiolic Cemetery 87th and Hamlin Ave, Evergreen Park, IL (Map-it)
Joe L. Trotter age 84 of Crete, Illinois passed away on May 8, 2020. Loving husband to Kathleen (nee Rosemond); loving father to Dupree D. Penn, Zarion D. Penn and the late Rosilyn J. Trotter-Penn. Dear brother to Verlee (late Jimmy) Stovall, Juanita Trotter, Yvonne (late Ernest) Young, Maggie (Bruce) Doss and Allene (Prentice) Williams. Also, leaves behind a wonderful family. Joe worked at Allied as a security guard and loved working on computers. Joe Served proudly in the U.S. Air Force.
Arrangements were entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Interment: St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Illinois. Funeral service and burial were private due to the current circumstances COVID-19. Info: (708) 672-7600.Service Date: