John Mateja

Mateja, John C. Age 94, WWII Army Veteran, of North Riverside formerly of Berwyn and Chicago. Beloved husband of the late Daisy Mateja (nee Crbut). Loving father of Phyllis Meisner, John (Josephine) Mateja, Daniel (Sandy) Mateja, Gail Mateja, Linda Fonte, Kenneth (Sue) Mateja, William (Maria) Mateja, Laurie Mateja and the late James Mateja; grandfather of 20; great-grandfather of 28, great-great-grandfather of 2; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday, February 17, 2013 from 2:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and Monday, February 18, 2013 from 9:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Monday 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, LaGrange Park, Mass 10:00A.M. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. John was a long time Chicago Suntimes employee, starting with the company when it was still Chicago Sun. Memorials appreciated to the VFW National Home for Children, 3573 S. Waverly Road, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827. Information 708-485-2000 or

Funeral Home

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd.
9445 West 31st Street Brookfield, IL 60513
(708) 485-2000

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Feb. 16, 2013