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Daniel S. Chilla Sr.

February 24, 1935 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 86)

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Age 86, late of Hegewisch, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Carol A. Chilla (nee Nix). Loving father of Christina, Lauriann, Daniel Jr. (Teresa) and Brian. Proud grandfather of Brittany, Timothy, Claire and the late Carson. Devoted uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

Daniel was a proud Retired Chicago Police Detective with 36 years of dedicated service. He was a member of the Illinois Police Association, Fraternal Order of Police and Southeast Sportman’s Club.


With respect to State of Illinois Guidelines during this time of Covid-19, the visitation at the funeral home is limited to 50 people or less at a time, social distancing and face masks that cover the mouth and nose are required upon entry (face masks will not be provided by the funeral home).

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May 2, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Opyt Funeral Home
13350 S Baltimore Ave
Chicago, IL 60633

Private Interment

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