Arlene Kutska, 81, Former Brookfield village employee

Arlene Kutska (nee Jackson), a resident of North Riverside and a former resident of Brookfield for 50 years, died Jan. 23, 2010 at the age of 81.

Ms. Kutska was a former secretary for the village of Brookfield and former member of the S.E. Gross School PTA.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Steve Kutska; her children, Kenneth (Rebecca) Kutska, Steven (Nancy) Kutska and Karen (Thomas R.) Bensfield; her grandchildren, Thomas Bensfield, Jennifer (Leo) Kotor, Robert Bensfield, Rebecca Bensfield, Kenneth Kutska, Kimberly (Jon) Emigh, Kurtis Kutska and Kendall (Debra) Kutska; and her great grandchildren, MacKenna, Leo and Kennedi. She was preceded in death by her brother, Fred (Mibs) Jackson.

Funeral services have been held. Interment was private.

Memorial donations were appreciated to Family Centered Hospital Services, 2171 Executive Drive, Suite 450, Addison, Ill. 60101.

Arrangements were handled by Riverside Funeral Directors, Brian D, Kuratko, director.