Ronald J. Szymanski, 73, of Brookfield, died Feb. 18, 2021.  

Mr. Szymanski served in the U.S. Army in military police during the Korean War. Following the war he earned a law degree was an attorney, working from 1978 until his retirement in 2012 as an assistant public defender in the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender. He was remembered by many for the service he gave to the community.

He was the brother of Norbert (Rose) Szymanski and the late Nancy Dalki and the uncle of Mark (Keri) Dalki, Christopher (Pat) Dalki, David (Jessica) Szymanski, Steven (Colleen) Szymanski and Anna (Andy) Novinger.

Services are private.

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 Ronald J. Szymanski family.