James D. Johanek, 88, of LaGrange Park, died on April 5, 2018. 

Born on Sept. 14, 1929, Mr. Johanek served in the U.S Navy during the Korean War and later was an executive in the manufacturing industry. 

Mr. Johanek was the husband of Frances Johanek (nee Scanlon); the father of Patricia (Thomas) Romano, James J. (Lisa) Johanek; and the grandfather of Sara (fiancé Michael Kline) Romano, Jennifer Johanek, Robert Romano, Elizabeth Romano, Julia Johanek and James L. Johanek. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated April 10 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside. 

The family suggests memorials to the charity of your choice.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.