Barbara A. Kmak (nee Kasper), 80, of Sebastian, Fla., and formerly of Stickney and North Riverside, died Nov. 9, 2012.
Ms. Kmak worked for many years at American National Bank and Hanover Insurance Company in Chicago. After retiring to Florida, she was an enthusiastic volunteer on the board and in the gift shop at the McLarty Treasure Museum.
In addition, she gave her time at the Roseland Methodist Church Thrift Shop and the Fellsmere Soup Kitchen. Ms. Kmak also stayed quite busy winning at card club, bingo and various game rooms.
Ms. Kmak was married for 45 years to August J. “Gus” Kmak, who survives his wife. She is also survived by her daughter, Nancy (Jim) Berard; her sister, Doris (Robert) Helebrandt; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral Mass will be held at Mater Christi Church in North Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.
Memorial donations are appreciated to Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park, c/o McLarty Treasure Museum, 131 North Highway A1A, Vero Beach, Fla. 32963 or Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, Utah 84741.
Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.