Lillian A. Batek (nee Gryzik), 95, of North Riverside, died on Dec. 6, 2013. Born on Nov. 1, 1918, she was a member of Mater Christi Church Tabernacle Guild – Medical Missions chair, the North Riverside Golden Agers, a beautician, and loved to play pinochle. 

She is survived by her children, Arlene Batek, Kathleen (Kenneth) Veselik, and Sharon (George) Novak; her grandchildren, Kimberly (Brad) Wolfert, Sarah (Rick) Veselik Heinrich, Scott (Deanna) Novak and Keven (Jen) Novak; her great-grandchildren, Brian Wolfert, Cassandra Morris, Kathryn Wolfert, Evan Wolfert, Samantha Novak, Nathan Novak, Nicholas Novak and Reagan Novak; and her many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Z. Batek; and her siblings, Stella Kenar, Mary Podgorny and Chester Gryzik. 

Visitation was held on Dec. 8 and 9 at Hitzeman Funderal Home. A funeral Mass was celebrated on Dec. 9 at Mater Christi Church in North Riverside, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial Masses are appreciated. 

Additional information is available at 708-485-2000 and