James B. Kratovil Jr., 72, formerly of Brookfield, died on April 6, 2016 at his Orland Park home.
Mr. Kratovil was a 1961 graduate of Riverside-Brookfield High School, a member of the Brookfield Moose Lodge, enjoyed wildlife and was fond of cats. He was a computer systems operator at Standard Heating & Cooling Co., retiring in 1999.
He is survived by his children, James A. Kratovil, Deborah (Todd) Falstad, Kathie (Steve) Samson and Kim (Joseph) Saftig; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild; and by his brother, Robert (Judy) Kratovil.
Services have been held. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park.
Johnson Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.