Kenneth J. Gotsch, 91, of LaGrange Park and formerly of Brookfield, died May 29, 2021. 

Mr. Gotsch was born Sept. 22, 1929 in Chicago and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was retired from a career as a clerk for a railroad company.

He was the husband of Patricia (nee Sheehan); the father of Paula, Carol (Kent) Silliman, Ken (Lynne), George (Maura), Therese (Jim) Carr, Mary (Tom) Mills, Barb (Jim) Garvey, Carl (Kim), Victoria (Bryce) Jackson, Patty (Ross) Hinton, the late Yvonne and the late David; the grandfather of Mary Elizabeth Masson, Tom Mills, Jim Carr, Tiffany Mills, Will Gotsch, Melissa Rose Gotsch, Olivia Carr, Mac Gotsch, Allison Mills, Rachel Gotsch, Sheehan Gotsch, Kevin Carr, Hannah Mills, Joe Garvey, Rosie Gotsch, Daniel Mills, Katie Garvey, Georgia Garvey, Matthew Garvey, Olive Hinton, Lillian Hinton and Zarek Gotsch; the brother of Barbara (Richard) Timm and the late Gerald “Jerry” (late Joanne); and the uncle to many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation is Wednesday, June 2, from 9:30 a.m. until time of a 10 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Barbara Church, 4008 Prairie Ave., Brookfield. Cremation is private.

Memorial donations to Holy Guardian Angels Parish are appreciated.

Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements. Online condolences may be offered johnsonnosek.com.