Irene Kolar

Irene Kolar, 98, of North Riverside, died July 11, 2022. 

Born June 3, 1924, Ms. Kolar was a resident of North Riverside for more than 72 years. She was a member of and held offices in both the Mater Christi Ladies Guild and the Just in Between Club.

She was a den mother and a volunteer at SSCOA in LaGrange for many years. Ms. Kolar loved to dance, do crafts, travel with friends, especially on cruises, and participated in many day trips with North Riverside Recreation.  

 Ms. Kolar was the wife of the late Charles; the mother of Charles Jr. (Nella), Glenn (Sandra) and Donald (Sherry) Kolar: the grandmother of Sean (Shelley), Mary and Katie Kolar and Joanna (Ryan) Martin and Ania (Jonathan) Gardner; the great-grandmother of Francesca, Caden and Quentin; sister of the late Betty (late Oscar) Peters; and the aunt, great-aunt and great-great-aunt of many nieces and nephews. 

Services have been held. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. 

Memorial donations are appreciated to Mater Christi Church, 2431 10th Ave., North Riverside, 60546.

Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home, Westchester, handled arrangements.