Robert Soucek

Robert A. Soucek, 93, of LaGrange Park, died on Jan. 4, 2016. 

He was born on Nov. 20, 1922 and served as an aviator in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Soucek later devoted his life to education, serving as a teacher, guidance counselor and coach at Morton West High School in Berwyn.

Mr. Soucek is survived by his children, Bob Soucek and Tom (Rene) Soucek; his stepdaughter, Elizabeth (Bruce Covich) Oplatka; his grandchild, Brian Soucek (Matt Lane); and his siblings, Tony (Gladys) Soucek, Dorothy Soucek Kane, Don (Kathryn Jones) Soucek, and Jimmy Soucek. 

He was preceded in death by his wives, Dorothy Soucek (nee Clish) and Margaret V. Soucek (nee Boghasen), and his brother, Edward Soucek. 

Funeral services have been held. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.