Paul J. Laz, 70, of Brookfield, died on Sept. 13, 2023. A financial administrator and accountant, he was a loyal, sweet, and stoic man with a heart of gold and a lifelong hard worker until the end. He enjoyed many family vacations, especially to Treasure Island, Florida. His grandchildren were his joy in life. He was known as a “jack of all trades” and resident handyman for his children. He also loved to garden in his free time.

Paul was the husband of the late Barbara J. Laz (nee Nepil); the father of Dana (Nick) Birch, Amy (Bill) Hurt, Daniel (Ally) Laz and Jill (Adam) Czubak; the grandfather of Everett, Holly, Colette, Iris, Emma and April; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews.

A memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023 from 2 p.m. until the funeral service at 5:30 p.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to: American Cancer Society, 1 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60601.