Sharlene A. Jantz

Sharlene Alicia Jantz (nee Svec), 87, of Western Springs, died April 15, 2020.

Born July 2, 1932, Ms. Jantz worked as a dishwasher at a high school prior to retirement. She was a good, loving mother and grandmother to her family, was an avid bookworm, did crossword puzzles and watched her favorite TV shows, the soap operas, “NCIS,” “Big Bang Theory” and PBS series shows.

Ms. Jantz was the wife of the late Vernon C. Jantz; the mother of Valerie Jantz Pizzi and Russell (Angela) Jantz; the grandmother of Paul (Allison) Pizzi, Daniel (Moriah) Pizzi and Amy Jantz; the great grandmother of Jack Pizzi; the cousin of Ruth Sawusch, Teresa Kajer and her family, Teresa Berg and her family and mother Leslie; and her pets Button #1, Button #2, Babe, Tippy, Bobbi Jo, Rusty, Bobby, Babe, Buddy, Molly, Cody and Tilly.

A family memorial service will be held at a future date. Interment is private Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace.  

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

If you wish to send a sympathy card to the family, send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o The Jantz Family.