Ronald Edmund Charniak, 76, of Riverside, died on Nov. 6, 2016 at Loyola University Medical Center. 

Born on April 4, 1940 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, he was a machinist for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and a U.S. Army veteran. 

Mr. Charniak is survived by his wife, Adrian Mary (nee Cimmer); his children, Edmund (Megan) Charniak and Tim (Ellen) Nosal; his grandchildren, Jennah Charniak, Mary Charniak, Callie Charniak, Joey Nosal, Stacey Nosal and Peter Nosal; and his siblings, Carol Rutek, Robert (Carol) Charniak, Thomas Charniak and Gene (Kathy) Charniak.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Joseph Charniak and Raymond Nosal; his sister, Paulette Yurcisin; and his mother-in-law, Lillian Cimmer. 

A memorial service is planned for Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at Trinity Community Church, 7022 Riverside Drive in Berwyn. 

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.