Roy Zitny

Roy Zitny, 92, of Downers Grove and formerly of Brookfield, died March 25, 2021. Mr. Zitny was retired from a career as a manager for a telecommunications firm. 

He was the husband of Vlasta Zitny (nee Linhart); the father of Christopher (Deborah) Zitny and Russell (Kathryn) Zitny; the grandfather of Brooke (Patrick) McCarthy, Brett C. (Elizabeth) Zitny, Eric (Amy) Zitny and Kelly (Brian) Redding; and the great grandfather of Lily, Ethan, Marissa, Andi, Tatum, Charlotte and Max.

Visitation is Thursday, April 1, from 3 to 8 p.m. and Friday, April 2, from 10:00 a.m. to time of a 10:30 a.m. funeral service at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield.

COVID regulations allow for a maximum of 50 people in the funeral home at a time. Face coverings are required, the lounge facilities are closed, outside food or beverages are not allowed at this time. All are asked to pay their respects/condolences to Vlasta and her family and be cognitive of others waiting to do the same.

A livestream of the service will be available to view at A recording will be available to be viewed at any time and downloaded at the same link by day’s end on April 3. Interment is at Clarendon Hills Cemetery, Darien.

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