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Dr. Boguslaw Herse


1924 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Dr. Boguslaw Herse Obituary
icon Doctor Boguslaw Adam Herse passed away peacefully in his home in Tinley Park, Illinois with his beloved wife Danusia (Krzysiak) at his side on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. Dr. Herse was born into a well-known family on July 20, 1924 in Warsaw, Poland. Dr. Herse was a veteran of the Polish Army serving during WWII. Dr. Herse attended medical school in Bologna, Italy where he met his first wife Lia (Poggiolini). In 1950, the couple immigrated to the Chicago area. Dr. Herse opened the first practice in Oak Forest, "The Doctors" Clinic, where he practiced until retirement in 1997. He also was a member of the staff at South Suburban Hospital where he served as President for several years. In addition to his present wife Danusia, Dr. Herse is survived by his sister Anna Piet in England, his children: Danielle G¿ngora (David), Conrad Herse (Terry Folak), and Natalie Herse (Peter Sussman), his stepchildren: John Krzysiak, Joe Krzysiak, Helen Rafferty, eight grandchildren, two nephews and a niece, and family in Poland and Italy. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lia in 1999, and his brother Richard during WWII. Visitation Sunday, January 12, 2014 from 3-8 p.m. Funeral Monday, January 13, 2014 at 9:15 a.m. from Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem), Orland Park, IL to St. George Church, 6707 W. 175th St., Tinley Park, IL. Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Committee for the Blind of Poland, P.O. Box 412, Gracie Station, New York, NY 10028. Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400

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Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Jan. 10 to Jan. 12, 2014
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