Benjamin Aluzas Jr. Benjamin Aluzas Jr., 83, born in Chicago, July 6, 1928, passed away June 11, 2012, in Des Plaines. He was the loving son of the late Benjamin Sr. and Victoria Aluzas; dearest brother of the Rev. Edwin (Gloria) Aluzas and dear half-brother to the late Andrew Stonik and Stella Hoffer; proud uncle of Annette (Douglas) Schmit, Jonathan (Melina), Kurt (Sylvia) and Vicki Michaels; and beloved companion of five cats. Visitation will be held Saturday, at First United Methodist Church, 666 Graceland Ave., in Des Plaines from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Interment will be Monday in Lithuanian National Cemetery, Justice, Ill. For funeral information, G.L. Hills Funeral Home, Des Plaines, 847-699-9003.