Helen M. Kaczmarski, 85, of River Forest died on Feb. 3, 2014. Born on Jan. 25, 1929, she is survived by her children, Mary (James) Baltikauskas, Gloria Thomen and Ted (Dianne) Kaczmarski; her grandchildren, Rebecca, Melanie, Josef, Sarah, Phillip, Amanda, Chad, Leah, Holly, Heather, Maura and Joseph; and her 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Teddy I., and her grandson, David.
Visitation and services took place on Feb. 10 at Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home, 7319 W. Madison St. in Forest Park, followed by interment at St. Adalbert Cemetery.
Memorials to the Animal Care League, www.animalcareleague.com, are appreciated. Additional information is available at 708-366-2200 or www.zimmermanharnett.com.