Jerry Mika, 95, retired butcher

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Jerry Mika, 95, of Riverside, died July 7, 2013.

Mr. Mika was born Jan.17, 1918 in the Czechoslovakia. He was a butcher at Hoffmeister & Sons Butcher Shop and Kobas Butcher Shop. He also enjoyed gardening.

He was the husband of the late Lillian Mika (nee Jara); the father of Gerrie Mika, Rosemarie Ourada, Lily Mika, Linda (the late Michael) Olmsted and Kathy (Tim) Quigley; and the grandfather of Rachel, Diane, Matthew, Jennifer and Daniel.

Services have been held. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.

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