All Obituaries


Walter “Butch” Gadzala, Jr.


Walter E. Gadzala, Jr., age 74, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021. “Butch” was a lifetime resident of Hegewish and will be missed by family, friends, and neighbors. He...

Jacqueline "Jackie" Rootes


Age 57, late of Aurora, IL and formerly of Hegewisch passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021. Beloved partner of 34 years to Scott Sowizrol. Loving sister of the late Kevin...

Michael Koza


Age 66, late of Calumet City, IL passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021. Beloved husband of Priscilla Koza (nee Holom). Loving father of Stacey (Mario) Siller, Nicholas Nellemann, Lesley (Zachary)...

"A.J." Andrew Blejski Jr.


Age 28, late of Hegewisch, passed away Friday, June 18, 2021. Loving son of Andrew and Cheryl Blejski. Caring brother of Vanessa Blejski, Beth Blejski and Sarah Girdley. Proud uncle of Tobin...

Albert Idec


Age 87, late of Calumet City, IL passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Beloved husband of Anna Idec (nee Holub). Loving father of Edward Idec, Ruth (John) Baranowski and Judy...

Frederick Young


Frederick F. Young, 61, late of Robbins, IL and formerly of Burnham, IL passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021. He was born April 30, 1960 to the late Bobe and late Rosie (nee Gilbert) Young. He...

Patricia Glinski (nee Moone)


Age 80, late of Hegewisch, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021. Beloved wife of Frank Glinski. Loving mother of Sean Glinski, Kevin (Kelly) Glinski, Tim (Sharon) Glinski,...

Thomas O’Brien


Age 74, late of Hegewisch, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021. Beloved husband of Rorie O’Brien (nee Hutchinson). Loving father of Kelly A. (Brendan Quinn) O’Brien and Thomas...

Rebecca Brajkovich


Age 31, late of Hegewisch, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021. Beloved daughter of Todd “Toad” J. Brajkovich and Ann M. Michalak. Loving sister of Michael Brajkovich. Caring...

Jay Staudohar


Jay Staudohar, age 76, late of Hegewisch, passed away Wednesday May 5, 2021. Beloved husband of Marlene Staudohar (née Dytloff) of 52 years.  Loving father of Christine (Anthony)...
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