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Elizabeth "Liz" Polich

February 23, 1940 - October 21, 2017

Elizabeth “Liz” Polich (nee Valasek), age 77, a resident of Carillon Lakes in Crest Hill, IL, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at her home. She was born February 23, 1940 in Chicago.

Beloved wife of Robert “Bob” Polich, whom she married February 1, 1964, loving mother of Janet (Richard) Suchy of Alsip, IL and Linda (Todd) Gozelanski of Warrenton, VA, adored grandma of Johnathon Robert Suchy, devoted daughter of the late Anton and Regina Valasek, dear sister of the late Mildred “Millie” (the late Robert) Sladky, fond cousin of many and friend to all.

Liz grew up on Chicago’s South Side and was a graduate of Lindblom High School. She earned a degree in education from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb and taught math and business for many years at Reavis High School in Burbank and Bogan High School in Chicago.

Funeral Information

Visitation Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 4:00-9:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Rd., Plainfield, IL.  

A Panikhida will be held Tuesday, 7:00 PM in the funeral home.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 25, 11:00 AM at Archangel Michael Orthodox Church, 8301 Leclaire Ave., Burbank, IL 60459, (708) 423-2441 with Fr. Gregory Bruner officiating.

Interment: Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL.

A luncheon reception will be held at the Oak Lawn Hilton, 9333 S. Cicero Ave., Oak Lawn, IL 60453, (708) 425-7800 immediately following the cemetery services. 

For more information, please call (815) 436-9221. 

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