Beatrice L. Fojtl

Beatrice L. Fojtl (nee Vejr), 92, of Brookfield and formerly of Cicero and Lyons, died Dec. 21, 2022 at home.

Born June 4, 1930 in Oak Park. Ms. Fojtl was a homemaker, CCW member, longtime sacristan and Girl Scout leader at St. Barbara Parish.  

She was the wife of the late Frank E. Fojtl; the mother of Bea (Jim) Boyd, Mary Fojtl and Emmy (Bill) Gerny, the grandmother of Billy Gerny, Becky (Matt) Kocourek, Jamie Boyd, Ben (Christina) Boyd; the great-grandmother of Lily Kocourek, Jake Kocourek, Violet Gerny and Billy Gerny; the sister of the late Jim (late Beverly) Vejr; and an aunt. 

Visitation is Thursday, Dec. 29 from 9 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Barbara Church, 4008 Prairie Ave., Brookfield. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105-9959, would be appreciated.  

Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

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