John L. Dumas, 71, of Brookfield, died April 15, 2012. Mr. Dumas served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He was the husband of Carol A. Dumas (nee Pravda); the father of John J. (Linda) Dumas and Jill M. (Anthony) Cannizzo; the grandfather of Lauren (Sean) May, Michael Meyer, Jessica Meyer, Kayla Cannizzo and Joseph Cannizzo; the great-grandfather of Sophia May and Evelyn May; and the brother of Thomas Dumas, Patrick Dumas, Gerald Dumas, Mary Ann (Kenneth) Tyler and the late Donald Dumas.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 18 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St. in Brookfield. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 3801 Madison Ave. in Brookfield, followed by interment at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Stickney.

Memorial donations are appreciated to Faith Lutheran Church.