John J. Flanagan Sr.
John J. Flanagan Sr, 82, of Oak Lawn, died May 29. Visitation was scheduled for 3 to 9 p.m. today, Thursday June 6 at St. Germaine Church, 9711 S. Kolin Ave. in Oak Lawn. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 7 at the church. Interment will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.
Mr. Flanagan is survived by his son, John; his sister, Mary Therese Rovetto; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Flanagan served in the Army. He worked a teacher and principal at St. Rita of Cascia grade school and a deacon at St. Germaine Church in Oak Lawn.
Barbara A. Kuzas
Barbara A. Kuzas, née Gorun, 69, died May 27, 2013. Visitation was held May 29 at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home in Oak Lawn. A funeral Mass was held May 30 at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.
Mrs. Kuzas is survived by her husband, Edward; her sons, Robert and Michael; her daughters Annette, Dawn, and Lisa; her sister Joel; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Kuzas was born in Chicago.
Ronald J. Kraus
Ronald J. Kraus, 71, died May 27 in his home. Visitation was held May 30 at Lawn Funeral Home in Orland Park. A service was held May 30 at Lawn Funeral Home. Interment was at a private cemetery.
Mr. Kraus is survived by his wife, Connie; his son, Andrew; his daughter, Marlena; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Kraus was born in Chicago. He worked as a teacher at St. Mary School in Riverdale, Navajo Heights School in Palos Heights and St. Benedict School in Blue Island.
Dorothy A. Litke
Dorothy A. Litke, née Prill, 94, of Palos Hills, died May 29 at home. Visitation was held June 2 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral service was held June 3 at Faith Lutheran Church in Oak Lawn. Interment was at Chapel Hill Gardens South in Oak Lawn.
Mrs. Litke is survived by her sons, Paul and Frank; her daughters, Genevieve Dahl, Joann Duer, Loretta Litke and Ruth Boye; her sister, Helen Lively; and nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Mrs. Litke was born in Chicago. She worked as a science technology teacher.
Allen S. Marshall
Allen S. Marshall, 63, died May 25. Visitation was held May 31 at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park. The service and interment were private.
Mr. Marshall is survived by his wife, Gayle; his brother, Murray; his sons Jeff, Rob and Allen Jr.; his daughter, Allison; and his granddaughter, Grace.
Father Stanley R. Rudcki
Father Stanley R. Rudcki of Palos Heights, 85, died May 22. Visitation was held May 29 at St. Alexander Church. A funeral Mass was held May 30 at St. Alexander Church. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.
Father Rudcki is survived by his nephew, Steven; his niece, Diane; his great-nephews, Jason and Jonathan; and his great-nieces, Laura, Kimberly, Ashley and Kristen.
Donald E. Thompson
Donald E. Thompson, 91, of Oak Lawn, died May 26. Visitation was held May 29 at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park. A funeral Mass was held May 30 at Grace Fellowship Church in Oak Forest. Interment was at Chapel Hill Gardens South in Oak Lawn.
Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife, Ruth; his sons, Kenneth and Richard; his daughter, Rebecca Awdykowyz; his sister, Judith Montgomery; and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Thompson was born in Percy. He served in the Navy during World War II. He worked as an advertising typographer in the printing industry.
Dora Trotta, 87, née Corvino, of Palos Hills, died June 2 at Providence of Palos Heights. Visitation was held June 4 at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. today, June 5 at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St. Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
Mrs. Trotta is survived by her daughter, Doris Bukas; her sister, Phyllis Saulich; her brother, John; and one grandchild.
Mrs. Trotta was born in Chicago. She worked as a secretary for the Rheem Manufacturing Company in Chicago.