Valerie E. Saflover (nee Yucevicius), 92, of Evanston and formerly of Brookfield, North Riverside, LaGrange and Downers Grove, died Nov. 2, 2012.
Ms. Saflover was an avid world traveler, sang in nursing homes and hospitals as a member of the St. Barbara’s Senior Club Kitchen Band and was a member of the Mater Christi Tabernacle Guild, Moose Club and St. Louise de Marillac Senior Club.
She enjoyed knitting, traveling and reading and was a retired switchboard operator at the Riverside Golf Club and Avenue State Bank.
Ms. Saflover was the wife of the late Camille Saflover and the late Frank Bukauskas; the mother of Janice (Kenneth) Bell Kaye and Sylvia (Dave) Bukauskas; and the aunt of Shirley (John) Justin Wolff, Carol (Ed Szopinski) Justin and Patsi (Terry) Justin-Bridgman.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 6 at Mater Christi Church in North Riverside, followed by inurnment at Queen of Heaven Mausoleum, Hillside.
Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.