Phyllis D. Rochowiak, 98

Telephone line operator

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Phyllis Dorothy Rochowiak (nee Fabiszak), 98, of Brookfield, died Nov. 5, 2019. Born on Dec. 2, 1920, she worked as a telephone line operator prior to retirement.  

Ms. Rochowiak was the wife of the late Francis "Fritz" B. Rochowiak; the mother of Heidi (Charles) DeVries and Wendy (Ronald) Wozniak; the grandmother of Nina (Dan Kiss) DeVries-Kiss and Allegra Wozniak, the great grandmother of Michael Kiss and Melissa Kiss; the sister of the late Eugenia (the late Martin) Malecki; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated on Nov. 9 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park, followed by interment at St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

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