Martha V. Klybert

Martha V. Klybert (nee Vacha), 86, of LaGrange and formerly of Brookfield, Riverside and St. Petersburg, Florida, died Sept. 8, 2021. 

Ms. Klybert was born in Chicago to the late John G. Vacha Jr. and Martha T. Vacha, (nee Kratochvil). She graduated from St. Petersburg High School in 1952 and studied at St. Petersburg Junior College, Eastern Illinois and Elmhurst College, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in education and 36 graduate hours. 

She taught at Scott School in Melrose Park for 25 years. Martha loved her family, friends, teaching, travel, literature, music and art.

Ms. Klybert was the mother of Lynette (Hollis) Hutto of St. Petersburg and Diana (dear friend Eric York) Klybert of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; the grandmother of Kevin (Pilar Smith) Plaiske of Tarpon Springs, Florida; the great grandmother of Jacob and Diego Plaiske; the divorced wife of Douglas Klybert; the sister of John (dear friend Sunda Ingersol) Vacha; the sister-in-law of Arlene (the late Douglas) Wade of Texas; and the aunt of Paula Scott, Steven Wade and Keith Wade.  

Martha would like to extend a special thank you to her friends who were always the wind beneath her wings, Norma and Jacque Novak of Darien; Steve (Jackie), Mike and Steffany Orech of Brookfield; Debbie Brancato of Brookfield and others now moved throughout the U.S. and deceased.  

Services have been held. Interment was at Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago.

 Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

You can send sympathy cards to the family to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o Lynette Hutto or Diana Klybert.