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FOX LAKE - Barbara J. Konvalinka, 89, passed away peacefully, Tuesday October 9, 2018 at Hillcrest Retirement Village, Round Lake Beach, IL. She was born January 27, 1929 in Chicago, IL the daughter of the late Victor and Lillian (ne Lindly) Frank, living in Chicago, Cicero, Plainfield, and Dixon, IL before settling in Fox Lake in 2004. Before her retirement in 1997, Barbara had worked for over 20 years in Central Service for MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL. Barbara was a former member of the Red Hat Society, and enjoyed traveling and her beloved dogs. On February 3, 1951 she married James Konvalinka in Chicago, IL, and he preceded her in death on October 26, 1999. Survivors include: four children: Mary Burgess of Dixon, IL, James Konvalinka of Antioch, IL, Lillian (Lonnie) Chambers of Oswego, IL, and Edward (Sue) Konvalinka of Antioch, IL; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and many other friends. In addition to her parents and husband, James, Barbara was preceded in death by a sister Norma Martin Funeral Services will be held 10AM Friday October 12, 2018 at the Strang Funeral Home of Antioch, 1055 Main St. (Rte. 83) Antioch, IL 60002. Entombment will follow in Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, IL. Visitation will be held from 4PM until 8PM Thursday at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to Save-A-Pet in Barbara's memory. Please sign the online guest book for Barbara at www.strangfh.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Oct. 10, 2018
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