Stanley F. Patek

Stanley F. Patek, age 62, of Brookfield, died May 21, 2018.

Mr. Patek was born Oct. 7, 1955 and was the owner of Patek & Associates, an accounting firm in Riverside.

He was a proud member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, former treasurer and board member of Seguin Services Inc., band leader of Good Time Sounds, member of Titans S.A.C., treasurer of the Sportmen’s Bowling League and member of the Monday Night Alphatek Golf League. In 2014, Mr. Patek was inducted into the Chicago 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame.

  Mr. Patek was the husband and best friend of Christine Patek (nee Vanerka); the son of Trudy Patek (nee Gajec) and the late Joseph Patek Sr.; the son-in-law of Robert and Frances Vanerka; the brother of Joseph (Mary Anne) Patek, Mary (David) Leja and Jay (Diane) Moreno; the brother-in law of John (Deborah) Vanerka; the uncle of many nieces and nephews; the godfather of seven; and a friend to many and inspiration to all who knew him.

A funeral Mass was celebrated May 26 at St. Hugh Church in Lyons, followed by interment at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice. 

Memorial donations are appreciated to your favorite charity

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.