Bette Kuchynka

Bette L. Kuchynka (nee Jack), 85, of Brookfield, died on July 16, 2016. Born on Jan. 18, 1931, she worked as a housekeeper. 

Ms. Kuchynka is survived by her children, Catherine “KO” (Bryan) Shanahan, Thomas R. (Amy) Kuchynka, and Carol (Keith) Kuchynka, and her grandchildren, Michael Shanahan, Kevin Shanahan, Corey Kuchynka, and Tim Kuchynka. 

She was preceded in death by her former husband, Robert F. Kuchynka; her son, Paul Lawrence Kuchynka; and her brothers, Raymond Jack and Ralph Jack. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated July 20 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park, followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery. 

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Wellness House, 131 N. County Line Road, Hinsdale, Illinois, 60521. 

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements