Emil Matula, 94, of Palos Hills, died Dec. 4 at home. Visitation was held at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park on Dec. 9 preceding a chapel service at the funeral home. Burial was at Mt. Vernon Memorial Estates in Lemont.
Mr. Matula is survived by his sons, Arlin Matula and Edwin Matula; his dear friend, Ann Stec; and six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Matula was born in Chicago. He was a retired welder for Crane Company.