Brian A. Barnick

Brian Adam Barnick, 39, of Brookfield, died on March 19, 2023 in Piper City, Illinois.

Mr. Barnick was born Nov. 18, 1983 in Berwyn and recently completed his bachelor’s degree in nursing at Northern Illinois University. He spent many years as a registered nurse, taking care of mental health patients. 

He most recently worked at Chicago-Read Mental Health Center, but his most important role was being a loving dad to Thomas, Ligaya “Lily” and Christopher “Chris.” Together, the family will continue to honor his legacy and traditions. 

Mr. Barnick is also survived by his former spouse, Charina (nee Calara) Barnick, and his girlfriend, Lourdesa. He was the son of Margaret and Tom; the brother of Joe Klaric, Christine “Chris” Donley and Sandra “Sandy” Kaufmann; the uncle of Joey, Jamie, Sarah and Griffin; the nephew of many aunts and uncles; and a friend to many.

Services have been held. Interment was at Clarendon Hills Cemetery.

Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

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