Sharon Cieslak

Sharon Cieslak (nee Stejskal), 75, of Willowbrook and formerly of Brookfield, died on Jan. 6, 2018. 

Born on Nov. 14, 1942, she held a Bachelor of Arts degree in design and was an avid lover of the arts and interior design. Known as “Mrs. C,” she was a cherished softball coach, volunteer and lifelong Cubs fan. She was also a friend to all furry creatures. 

Ms. Cieslak was the wife of the late Stanley F. Cieslak Jr; the mother of Scott S. Cieslak, Lisa (Gary) Lubic and Dr. Kristine (Dr. Jorge Cavero) Cieslak-Cavero; the grandmother of Camille and Adam Lubic and Emily and Christopher Cavero; and a sister, aunt, and friend to many. 

Visitation is on Wednesday, Jan. 10 from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m., at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St. in Brookfield. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside. 

Memorials are appreciated to the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Cavero-Cieslak Medical Scholarship, Medical Advancement Office, 1747 W. Roosevelt Road, Suite 302, WROB, Chicago, 60608-1203 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105.