Slamar, Lolita "Dolly" (nee Gaede), age 79, sailed home while in the arms and hearts of loved ones on October 9, 2009. Beloved wife of the late Charles Slamar and beloved wife of the late Jerry Hynek, Dolly was born and raised in Chicago and lived in Cicero for many years. Dolly broke the mold with her spirit, kindness, fairness, humor, and true love of life, family and friends. Precious daughter of the late Evelyn P. Gaede (nee Pint) and Leroy Gaede, and loving and "marvelous" sister of Daisy (Joseph) Scarpaci, Barbara (Thomas) Carr, the late Evelyn "Sissy" Gaede, and the late Sandra Gaede, loving Nana of Kristen, Allison and George, and adored aunt and friend of Linda (Edward) Martin, Claudia (Joseph) Philipps, Cynthia Scarpaci, Mark (Kathy) Scarpaci, and Nina (Paul) Cerpa, dear stepmother of Charles Jr. (Gail), Susan, Richard, and the late Millicent Slamar, loving aunt of great-nieces and nephews, Jeff, Jessie, Mike, Vince, Evie, David, Cassie, Amanda, Nick, Luke, and Anna, and great-great nephew, Joseph, and darling "buddy" of Denna Quillin, she will be sorely missed. Visitation Sunday, October 11, 2:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m., Sourek Manor Funeral Home, 5645 W. 35th Street, Cicero, Illinois (708-652-6661). Funeral Monday, October 12, 10:00 a.m. from Sourek Manor Funeral Home, Cicero, Illinois to St. Mary's Cemetery, 91st and Kedzie, Evergreen Park, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Lung Association, www.lungusa.org, 202-785-3355.
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Oct. 11, 2009