Edward J. Satala Sr., 95, of La Grange and formerly of LaGrange Park, died June 29, 2023.
Mr. Satala served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a long-time member of the Masons Sunrise Lodge 996, Scottish Rite, Medinah Shriners, Shriners Hospital for Children, Dobrovsky Club and was a Eucharistic Minister at LaGrange Hospital for 25 years. He worked in real estate as an associate broker.
He was the husband of 68 years to Lois Satala (nee Vodraska); the father of Edward J. Satala Jr., Sheryl (John) Grever and Mark (Stacy) Satala; the grandfather of Matthew (Bridget) Grever, Philip Satala, Laura (Nicholas) Roth, Adam Satala, Kristen Satala, Tara Satala and Anna Satala; the great grandfather of Henry, Colin, Charlie, James and Emma; and the brother of the late John Satala Jr. and Frank Satala.
Visitation is Thursday, July 6 from 3 to 8 p.m., with a Masonic service at 7 p.m., at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield. Additional visitation will be held Friday, July 7 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park. Entombment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, 60707.
Send sympathy cards to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o the Edward J. Satala Sr. family.