Brian Edward Niechwiej passed away peacefully Thursday, March 19, 2015, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Spring, Texas. Brian was born July 7, 1951, a son of the late Dorothy and Edward Niechwiej of Hegewisch, Illinois. Brian enjoyed his job as a sales manager at Munday Chevrolet in Houston, Texas. He will be warmly remembered by the many friends and neighbors he made during his years spent in Texas. His sarcastic humor, generosity, and infamous corned beef and cabbage will be missed by many. He is survived by his devoted and loving wife Emma, who he married on December 11, 2013. He was a proud father to son Keith (Karen) Niechwiej of Ohio, stepdaughters Maria and Paola Torres of Texas, and caring grandfather to Kaitlyn. He will also be missed and fondly remembered by friend of many years James Drury of Chicago. Also survived by his uncle Richard Draus and cousins Kenneth and Richelle.
A memorial service will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, April 10, 2015 at Opyt Funeral Home 13350 S. Baltimore Ave., Chicago, IL 60633. Inurnment 9:00 a.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Holy Cross Cemetery 801 Michigan City Road, Calumet City, IL. 60409.