Bernice Mary Butkiewicz (nee Balaban), 83, of Brookfield, died June 29, 2011 at Imperial Grove Pavilion in Chicago.

She was born in Chicago on Jan. 18, 1928 to Thomas and Bernice (nee Szymanski) Balaban. She married Julius J. “Whitey” Butkiewicz, who preceded his wife in death in 2002. Ms. Butkiewicz was also preceded in death by her daughter, Kathleen J. Butkiewicz.

Ms. Butkiewicz is survived by her daughter, Patrice C. Al-Saden, of Brookfield; her grandchild, Iman M. Al-Saden; her brother, Kenneth Zach; and her sister, Carolyn Bianchin.

A funeral Mass was celebrated on July 5 at Divine Infant Church in Westchester, followed by interment at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Anti-Cruelty Society, 157 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60610.