William Kurich, 91, died at his North Riverside home on July 31, 2016. 

Born on Sept. 18, 1924 in Chicago, Mr. Kurich served in the U.S. Army during World War II and then worked as a maintenance employee for the Continental Can Co. prior to retirement. 

Mr. Kurich is survived his wife, Elizabeth Joan (nee Purcell); his children, William Robert (Alice), Richard Joseph, Robert James and Keith Edward; his grandchildren, William, Rebecca, Melissa, Michael, Daniel, Robert, Amanda, Emma, Maxwell, Andrew, and Brian; and his great-grandchildren, Lilianne, Abigail, Kaylynn, Holly, Carly, William, Eloise and Eric. He was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Joseph. 

Visitation is on Wednesday, Aug. 3 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 Desplaines Ave. in North Riverside. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday Aug. 4 at 10 a.m. at Mater Christi Church, 2431 10th Ave. in North Riverside, followed by private interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. 

Donations to the Kurich family are appreciated.