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Donald C. Brokaw , Age: 87
April 24, 1929 -- February 03, 2017

Donald C. Brokaw of Des Plaines, IL, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017, at the age of 87. He was born in April of 1929, the son of the late Ruth and Vincent Brokaw, brother to Carol Ann (the late William) Yeaman. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Virjean (Hansen); his daughters and sons-in-law Marianne Fedak and Ted Staberow, Robin and Tom Math, Julie and Ray Piesciuk; son Donald; son and daughter-in-law Daniel and Sarah (Vincent); grandchildren Margarette, Elizabeth, Jenette, Zachary, Michelle, Alexis, Aidan, Ethan; great-granddaughter Annabelle; and forever son-in-law Frank Fedak. Uncle, godfather, and friend to many. He served in the U.S. Army as a staff sergeant during the Korean conflict. President of Illinois Range Company until his retirement in 1994. An avid stamp collector, gardener, craftsman, and traveler. He was loved, admired, and respected by all. Memorial visitation on Friday, February 10th, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Olson Burke/Sullivan Funeral & Cremation Center, 6471 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago, IL 60631. Memorial mass Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Hope Church, 9711 W. Devon Ave., Rosemont, IL 60018. Interment private. Info: 773-774-3333.

Additional Service: Visitation
Location: Olson Burke/Sullivan Funeral & Cremation Center
Address: 6471 N. Northwest Highway
City: Chicago
State: IL
Zip Code: 60631
Date of Service: February 10, 2017
Time of Service: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
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Additional Service: Memorial Service
Location: Our Lady of Hope Church
Address: 9711 W. Devon
City: Rosemont
State: IL
Zip Code: 60018
Date of Service: February 11, 2017
Time of Service: 10:30 a.m.
Additional Information: No Additional Information Added
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Donald V. Brokaw February 09, 2017

Son Des Plaines , Illinois

We love you and miss you, Dad, and thank you for all you have done. I owe everything to you.

Julie Piesciuk February 09, 2017

Daughter Bartlett , Illinois

Dad, you were an inspiration. You taught me to work hard, never give up, and dream big. I will miss your smile and words of wisdom most of all. Love you!

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