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Linda S. Koepke

August 22, 1949 — March 28, 2023

Linda S. Koepke (nee Chwierut) of Palos Heights

Beloved wife of more than 52 years to Albert F. Koepke III.

Loving mother of Scott Koepke and Heather (Christopher) Brown.

Dear Daughter of the late Florence and Bernard Chwierut.

Cherished grandmother of Allison and Zachary Brown.  

Dear Sister to Diane (Bob) Borucki, Gail (Mitchell) Bialas, Brian (Barb) Chwierut, and Maribeth (Danny) Palumbo.  Kind aunt to Jennifer, Mary Anne, John, and Nicholas and Great aunt to many great nieces and nephews.

Linda attended the University of Illinois and Governor’s State University.  She worked as a teacher for children with learning disabilities at Nathan Hale in Crestwood and later as a Speech-Language Pathologist for Forest Ridge District, Oak Forest and Bremen High Schools.  She earned a
Certificate of Advanced studies in School Administration from Lewis University.

Linda loved to travel to National Parks.  She cherished her time in Estes Park viewing the animals that roam there.  She loved listening to music and sang along to musicals as often as she could.

In her final years, Linda was cared for by her devoted husband Al and by the kind staff at the Arden Courts Memory Care Community.  Our family will forever be grateful for their skilled hands, loving care, and support.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Epilepsy Foundation (  or Alzheimer's Association ( would be appreciated.


Visitation Monday, April 3rd, from 9 a.m. until time of chapel prayers, 11 a.m. at the KERRY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CARE CENTER, 7020 West 127th Street, Palos Heights. Proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 11:30 a.m.


Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

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Service Schedule

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Monday, April 3, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Monday, April 3, 2023

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

St Alexander Catholic Church

7025 W 126th St, Palos Heights, IL 60463

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