Marilyn Volek

Marilyn Elizabeth Volek (nee Sauper), 96, of Brookfield, died peacefully on Nov. 25, 2018. 

Born on April 29, 1922 in Chicago to Martha and Frank Sauper, she had worked as an office manager in the Trucking industry. She enjoyed playing the piano, sewing, and gardening. She especially enjoyed her position as a volunteer docent, for more than 30 years, at Brookfield Zoo. 

Ms. Volek was the mother of Paul (Lorraine) and Marian; the grandmother of Allison Volek-Shelton; and the great-grandmother of Faye. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Frank Volek. 

Services and interment are private. The family appreciates memorials in her name to The Brookfield Zoo, 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, 60513. 

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.