Bess Podrez (nee Pavlik), 95, of Westchester and formerly of North Riverside, died June 12, 2013 at Westchester Health and Rehab Center.

Ms. Podrez was born July 18, 1917 in Chicago. She worked in a factory for an electronics manufacturing company prior to retirement.

She was the wife of the late Stephen Podrez and the aunt to many. Services have been held. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park.

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.