Roy W. Svoboda, 91, of North Riverside, died on Dec. 9, 2016. 

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was retired from a career as a steamfitter at the Western Felt Company. He was also a die-hard Cubs fan.

Mr. Svoboda is survived by his children, Brian (Pati Sizemore), Karen (Robert) Glos and Kevin (late Jolene); his grandchildren, Mardean (John) Roach and Landon Svoboda; his great-grandchildren, Corbin and Shayla; and his many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. Svoboda; his parents, Joseph and Marie (nee Plechaty); his sister, Jean (late Les) Gilmore; and his granddaughter, Shayla Svoboda. 

Services including interment with military honors at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park, have been held.

Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, Riverside, handled arrangements.