Grove Memorial Chapel
1199 S. Arlington Heights Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
(847) 640-0566
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Obituary Condolences

Raymond J. Banak of Elk Grove Village for 19 years Services for Raymond J. Banak, 49, will begin with prayers at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road (three blocks south of Biesterfield Road), Elk Grove Village and proceed to Queen of the Rosary Church for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, at the funeral chapel. Born in Chicago, he died March 13, 2013, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. Mr. Banak was a 32-year member of the United Steel Workers Local 17. He was a devoted coach and board member of Elk Grove Youth Football. He was the beloved husband for 25 years to Wendy R. (nee Hallford); loving father of Katy, Raymond, Jenny and Charlie; dear son of Barbara A. and the late Ray P. (1990); son-in-law of Eleanore and Walter Hallford; dear brother of Mary (Toby) Perry, Mark Banak, Lucy (Ed) Cabrales and brother-in-law of Jill (Scott) Alexander; and is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Please omit flowers. For information, call 847-640-0566 or visit

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Mar. 15, 2013
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