Richard E. Brhel, 90, of Broadview, died on Aug. 3, 2016. Born on Nov. 10, 1925, he served in the U.S. Navy in World War II and worked as a supervisor for a utility company.
Mr. Brhel is survived by his wife, Lorraine V. Brhel (nee Pelka); his children, Debbie (Steven) Jansky and Wayne (Karen) Brhel; and his grandchildren, Megan (Trevor) McIntyre, Michael Jansky, Adam Brhel, and Andrew Brhel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Brhel and Anna Brhel (nee Paveska); and his sister, Dorothy Brhel.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 6 at Mater Christi Church in North Riverside, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.