Stephen J. Pawlak, 89, of Orland Park, formerly of Evergreen Park and Thorpe, Wis., died July 21. Visitation was at Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, in Orland Park on July 23. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Michael Church, in Orland Park on July 24. Burial was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
Mr. Pawlak is survived by his daughters, Susan Hoffman and Janice Neff; his son, Thomas Pawlak; his brother, Edward Pawlak; his sister, Loretta Ward; many nieces and nephews; and two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Pawlak was a retired Allstate insurance agent, Evergreen Park precinct captain for Mayor Vacco, Queen of Martyrs Garden Club member, and former member of the board of directors of Grunwald Savings, World War II veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Memorials may be sent to the Marians of the Immaculate Conception.