Kathleen L. Maher

Kathleen L. Maher (nee Groch), 63, of Brookfield, died July 30, 2013.

Ms. Maher was born April 1, 1950 and worked as a school teacher.

She was the companion of David E. Laurie; the mother of Kimberly A. Fields and Dr. Jennifer L. (Christopher) Caris; the daughter of Dolores Groch (nee Burns) and the late Alphonse Groch; the grandmother of Alexander “A.J.” Fields, Meryn Caris, Levin Caris, Everett Caris and Lena Caris; the sister of Sharon (Barry Lifschultz) Groch, Jeff (Cerise) Groch and Jon (Nancy) Groch.

Services have been held. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Wellness House, 131 N. County Line Road, Hinsdale, Ill. 60521.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.