Joseph J. Aguirre, 98 of Brookfield, died Aug. 17, 2020.   

Mr. Aguirre was born April 28, 1922 and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked as a draftsman for a refinery.

He was the husband of Marlene Aguirre (nee Rantala); the father of Rita Aguirre, Janice (Rich) Zaloudek, Alan (Catherine) Aguirre, James (Rachael) Aguirre, Joyce (Don) Rogers, Sharon (Al) Frieh, Paul Aguirre, the late Joan Aguirre and John Aguirre; the grandfather of 22; the great grandfather of 10; the brother of the late Frederick (the late Diane) Aguirre, James (the late Mary) Aguirre and Maria Markech; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Services and interment are private for immediate family. Interment is at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

Anyone wishing to express your condolences to the family online, visit and you can leave the family a message. 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 Joseph J. Aguirre Family.