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Stephan A. Kuziela dies at 49

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Stephan A. Kuziela, 49, of Westville, formerly of Chicago, died Thursday, January 22, 2009 at home.  

He was born July 23, 1959 in Chicago to Anthony and MaryAnna (Kopaczewski) Kuziela. His father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Chesterton. 

He is also survived by his wife, Hilarie; five children, Kimberly (Don) Nebreske of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and Stephanie, Katie, Toni, and Jacob Kuziela all of Westville; one grandson, Andrew; and seven brothers and sisters including Cindy Kuziela of Chesterton. 

Steve had worked at LaSalle Bank in Chicago for 20 years, the last ten as Chief Stationary Engineer. He was a member of IUOE Local 399, and a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Otis. 

Funeral services will be Tuesday, beginning at 10:15 a.m. from Roberts Funeral Home, 2819 S. Archer Ave., Chicago 60608, to St. Barbara Catholic Church for an 11 a.m. mass.  Cremation will follow.  

Visitation will be Monday, 3-9 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in support of the children.


Posted 1/26/2009