Casimera Kolarik (nee Slota), 90, of LaGrange Park and formerly of North Riverside, died Feb. 15, 2011, at Burgess Square Healthcare Centre in Westmont.
Born in Chicago on Dec. 16, 1920, to Thomas and Katherine Slota, she married Charles T. Kolarik, who preceded his wife in death.
Ms. Kolarik is survived by her children, Charles (Jane) Kolarik, Susan Kay (Walter) Swiston, of LaGrange Park, and Daniel Kolarik; eight grandchildren; and her sister, Lottie (the late Stanley) Pikul. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Edward Slota; and her sister, Helen (the late John) Petrak.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 19 at Mater Christi Church in North Riverside, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Memorial donations are appreciated to St. Thomas Hospice, 119 E. Ogden Ave., Suite 111, Hinsdale, Ill. 60521.
Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.