Theodore Christoff, 86, of LaGrange Park, died on Feb. 19, 2017. 

Mr. Christoff was born on March 8, 1930 in Evla, Macedonia and immigrated to Chicago with his family. He served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War, and graduated from the University of Illinois. 

He worked as an accountant for a financial group and was an active member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, LaGrange Park where he served as an elder and Bible study teacher. 

Mr. Christoff was the husband of Jeanne Louise Christoff (nee Berg); the father of Timothy Christoff; the brother of Blanche (Thomas) Stavretis and the late Rev. Dr. Nicholas Christoff; and the son of the late Boris Christoff and Sarah Christoff. 

Visitation is on Feb. 22 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield.  Lying-in-state is on Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., followed by a funeral service, at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 500 E. 31st St., LaGrange Park.  Interment is at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. 

Memorial donations are appreciated to St. Michael’s Lutheran Church.