Barbara Ann Zidek (nee Young), 85, of Riverside, died Jan. 10, 2016.
Ms. Zidek was born July 25, 1930 and raised in Oak Park. She attended Trinity High School in River Forest and graduated by Rosary College (now Dominican University) in River Forest in 1952. She volunteered as a surgical hostess at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood for more than 30 years.
She was the wife of the late Charles “Chuck”; the mother of Mary (Kurt) Heinrich, Michael (Susan), Thomas, Stephen (Susan), Timothy (Mary), Charles (Kathleen) Zidek and the late Joan (Jeffrey) Ward; the grandmother of 14; the sister of the late Janet, Frances and Kathryn; and an aunt to many.
Visitation is on Thursday, Jan. 14 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home 80 E. Burlington St. in Riverside. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 127 Herrick Road in Riverside, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.