Frank J. Benda, 82, of Brookfield, died Sept. 20, 2012 at Adventist LaGrange Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Benda was born in Chicago on June 25, 1930 to Frank and Mildred Benda. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and worked as an ink color technician for a printing company prior to his retirement.

He was the husband of the late Irene S. Benda (nee Skrusienski); the father of Carol Benda, Frank (Susan) Benda, Laurence (Carol) Benda and Christopher Benda; and the grandfather of Alexandra (Mark) Dickerson, Karen (Christopher Burcham) Benda, Frank Benda and Michelle Benda.

Visitation will be on Thursday, Sept. 27 from, 3 to 9 p.m. and on Friday, Sept. 28 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. at St. Barbara Church, 4008 Prairie Ave., Brookfield, followed by interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Justice.