John Robert Sickel Jr., 72, of Brookfield, died Oct. 17, 2011.

Mr. Sickel was married to Judith Sickel for 49 years. The couple raised five children. Mr. Sickel loved spending time with his family and friends at his lake house in Hayward, Wis.

He is survived by his wife, Judith Sickel; his children, Yvonne (the late Louis) Prause, John Robert (Julie) Sickel III, Kathryn (Dan) Cahill, Steven (Jennifer) Sickel and Kristin (Mike) Curtain; his grandchildren, Ashley, Kelsey, Michael, Luke, John Robert IV, Jacob, Audrey, Liam, Hannah, Madison and Molly; and his sisters, Bonnie and Diane.

Mr. Sickel was preceded in death by his parents, John R. Sickel Sr. and Glenore Sickel.

Visitation will be on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Barbara Church, 4008 Prairie Ave. in Brookfield, followed immediately by a funeral Mass.

Memorial donations are appreciated to St. Thomas Hospice, 219 W. Ogden Ave., Hinsdale, Ill. 60521 or the American Cancer Society.