Robert F. Kociara, 76, of Brookfield, died Dec. 15, 2022 in LaGrange.

Mr. Kociara was born March 4, 1936in Chicago and was retired from a career in building maintenance.

He was the son of the late Frank S. and the late Jessie M. (nee Nejedly) Kociara, the brother of the late Donna J. Kociara and the late Norine A. Kociara and a cousin to many. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 19 at St. Barbara Church, Brookfield. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. 

Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated. 

Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements. 

Online condolences, memories and photographs may be shared at JohnsonNosek.com.