Evelyn Miekiszak (nee Kolar), 94, of Libertyville and formerly of Brookfield, died Dec. 19, 2014.
Ms. Miekiszak was born April 12, 1920. She worked as a medical receptionist prior to retirement and was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, the St. Barbara Senior Club and the St. Barbara Women’s Club.
She was the wife of the late Leonard Miekiszak and the late August Slosar; the mother of Susan (James) Schuler and Sharon (the late Dennis) Miller; the grandmother of James Schuler Jr., Kathleen (Kurt) Skinner, Amy (Jeff) Cool, Wendy Cendejas, Patrick (Jessica) Miller, Jamie Miller and Ryan DeProsperis; the great-grandmother of Danica Garay, Jayme Schuler, Kole Skinner, Hope Miller, Makenna Cool, Karlee Skinner, Rylee Cendejas, Katrina Skinner, Sophie Cendejas, August Miller and Benjamin DeProsperis; the great-great-grandmother of Leila Dejoras; and the godmother of Cheryl (Mike) DeProsperis.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 23 at St. Barbara Church in Brookfield, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
Memorial donations are appreciated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105 or Brookfield Zoo, 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, Illinois, 60513.
Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.