William J. Opelka Sr.

Orland Park, Illinois

Guest Book

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Dear Beverly,
My heart and prayers reach out to you and all the members of the OPELKA family at this time of great sadness and loss. Bill truly enjoyed life and his presence will be missed. Cherish your many memories and know that his LIGHT will always be with you.

Bill and David, I am very sorry on the loss of your father. I wish I could have been their for you. I will always remember your dads humor and love for golf. God be with you at this very hard time. Your old friend John Brazis

Am going to Miss you Mr. Opelka. May choirs of angels welcome you to Jesus' side and may your family be comforted that Bill's in a better place free of pain.

Mark Blachowicz and Family

Bill was an amazing person who gave selflessly of himself day after day. We will miss him and his warm welcome, his bad puns, and his undying patriotism every Sunday morning.

Sorry, for your loss. I enjoyed meeting him and found him warm and open at the installation mass.

Dear Beverly: So sorry to read that your wonderful husband has passed. We fondly remember his sense of humor, his charity to others and his love of dancing. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Pat and Wayne Ziebell

We will all miss Bill and his great sense of humor. After reading his obituary he definately led a very busy life and I know one of high integrity. We will keep all the Opelka's in our prayers.
Bill & Linda Briody

Will miss Bill's smile and dry sense of humor.

Sam Patrino Class pf '52

Although I cannot be with in your time of sadness know that you and your family are in my thoughts.


William's Obituaries

Opelka Sr., William J. Age 83 Korean War & U.S. Marine Corp Veteran Fondly known as "Rainbow" Bill. Beloved husband of Beverly (nee Brazis); Devoted father of William Jr., David (Clarita), and the late Todd and Mary Opelka; Cherished stepfather of Cheryl Heller, and Elissa (Robert)...

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