Bernadine Baikie

Bernadine B. Baikie (nee Smarkala), 89, of La Grange Park, died on July 13, 2016. 

Born on July 31, 1926, she was a Cook County Circuit Court clerk, a lifetime member of the Berwyn Moose Chapter 325, and of the Academy of Friendship. 

Ms. Baikie is survived by her children, Arthur “Scot” (Ann) Baikie, John “Jack” (Linda Goodfriend) Baikie and Judith “Judy” Baikie; her granddaughter, Amanda Baikie; and her many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur R. Baikie; and her sisters, Genevieve “Jean” (Chester) Pelka, Eleanor (Arthur) Long, Lottie (Irven) Pelka, Cecilia “Ceal” (Joseph) Nemeth, and Marion (Charles) Bone. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated July 16 at St. Louise de Marillac Church, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. 

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Moose Charities, 155 S. International Dr., Mooseheart, Illinois, 60539 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, 60601.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.