Marie Trankina

Marie Trankina (nee Cikanek), 77, of Elmhurst and formerly of Indian Head Park and Berwyn, died Aug. 26, 2022. 

Ms. Trankina was a retired longtime math teacher Lyons Township High School and was active in the Lyons Township High School Retired Teachers group as well as Al-Anon, WoW, Chicago Croquet Club and St. John of the Cross Parish.

She was the wife of the late Frank R. Trankina; the daughter of the late Edward and Mildred Cikanek; the sister of the late Edward (the late Gwen) Cikanek; the aunt of Chanda (Bryce) Oliver; the cousin of Robert (Jane) Cikanek; and the great “auntie” of three.

Visitation is Thursday, Sept. 1 from 3 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 2 from 10:30 a.m. to time of service at 11 a.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to a charity of your choice.

Sympathy cards can be sent to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o Marie Trankina family.