Joanne B. Barowsky (nee Jankawski) 

Beloved wife of the late Wilfred W. Barowsky, Navy Veteran of the Korean War.

Loving mother of David (JoLeen) Barowsky, Sandy (John) Kreger, Diane (Brian) Hilty, Mark (Ann) Barowsky and Steven (Regina) Barowsky.

Proud grandmother of Shannon, Sean, Hunter, Hailey, Alicen and Natalie Barowsky.

Joanne was a nurse at Little Company of Mary and Palos Community Hospitals.

Visitation Thursday from 3 until 8 p.m.

Funeral prayers Friday 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home to Incarnation Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.

Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Alzheimer Association, caring for those with Dementia, P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011, would be appreciated.


William K. Brown, age 87, of Portage, IN.,

formerly of Palos Heights, Ill.passed away peacefully at Miller Manor Nursing Home Friday, April 19, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Florence“Cissy” Brown.  He is survived by his son William T. (Margo) Brown, daughter Lisa Brown and grandchildren Cory Brown, Ryan Brown, Kevin Brown, Darnell Hicks, Richard (Tina) Heideman and Kellie (Rudy) Chasko and numerous extended great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by his sister-in-law Maureen Kloucek and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bill served in the Navy in WWII and Marine Reserve.  He was employed at International Harvester in Chicago, Caesar Cartage, Motor Cargo and retired with C.W. Transport.  During his lifetime Bill also was involved in stock car racing and drove at Daytona Beach, Fla. (1955) and Darlington,S.C.  He drove at numerous local speedways, Raceway Park, O’Hare and Soldier Field back in the 50’s and will be deeply missed.

The family would also like to give recognition to the staff at Miller Manor Nursing Home and Assisted Living (Portage, In.) for their diligence and kindness that brought a smile to his face.

Visitation is Monday, April 22nd from 2 until 8 p.m.

Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, April 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, Palos Heights.

Interment Saint Casimir Cemetery.


Stanley W. Stetko, age 80

Survived by his family;

Stanley was a loving father to David Stetko.

Adoring son of the late Kay Stetko.

Dearest brother of Josephine Feltman.

Cherished uncle and godfather of Rene (Jack) Kosiek.

Memorial visitation Sunday, April 21st from 3 until 7 p.m. with a funeral service of Resurrection at 6 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, Palos Heights.

Interment Private.

Henry J. Barsch Sr., Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, 101st Airborne and recipient of the Bronze Star.

Beloved husband of Beverly Barsch (nee Valiery).

Loving father of Henry Jr. (Bernadette), Kari and Steven (Lisa) Barsch.

Proud grandfather of Henry III, Brian, Julien, Sarah, Olivia, Daniel and Isabella.

Dear brother of Eleanor Bocian.

Cherished brother-in-law and uncle of many.

Henry was a retired Chicago Police Sergeant, served 15 years with the Office of the Cook County Sheriff as the Executive Assistant Director for the Office of Professional Review & taught for over 20 years at Richard J. Daley College.

Visitation Sunday, April 14th from 2 until 9 p.m.

Funeral prayers Monday, April 15th 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.

Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.


Mary Frances Brush (nee Wielatz)

Beloved wife of the late Roy F. Brush.

Loving mother of Mary Lou (Bud) Strassheim, Beverly (Grant) Berning, Michael B. (Patti) Brush, Frances (Ward) Shampine,

Lynne (Paul) Kwak, Irene (Phil) Berner, Eileen (Jim) Simpson and Daniel R. (Laura Lee) Brush.

Proud grandmother of 17 and great grandmother of 22.

Visitation Tuesday, April 9th from 5 until 9 p.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, Palos Heights.

Family and Friends to gather for a Mass of the Resurrection Wednesday, April 10th at Saint Cajetan Church, 112th Street & Artesian Avenue, Chicago, Mass time 10:00 a.m.

Interment Private



Lee J. Privoznik, Retired C.P.D. and United States Marshal Service.

Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Benes) Privoznik.

Loving father of Jim (Chris) Privoznik & Judy (Jay) Henry.

Proud grandfather of Kevin (Shanna), Kyle & Krysta.

Adoring great grandfather of Liam.

Kind brother-in-law of the late; Bill (Gloria) Benes

Dear uncle of Bonnie (Scott) Hardesty.

Wonderful friend of many, especially Gerry (Arlos) Cushing.

Lee was a Detective in the Subversive Intelligence Division with the Chicago Police Department.

Visitation Thursday, April 4th from 3 until 9 p.m.

Funeral prayers Friday, April 5th 9:45 a.m. from the Kerry Funeral Home, to Saint Michael Church, Orland Park, Mass 10:30 a.m.

Interment Saint Mary Cemetery.

Contributions to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, 1407 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607 ~ 312.499.8899 ~ email:, would be appreciated.


Kenneth Filar

Visitation Thursday, April 4th from 3 until 9 p.m.

Funeral prayers Friday,  April 5th 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.

Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

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