Lillian Byrnes, 98

St. Edmund parishioner, stenographer and secretary

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Lillian Byrnes, 98, a longtime Oak Park resident, died on Jan. 22, 2018. Born in Chicago on April 1, 1919 to Matt and Mary Krkac, she was a graduate of St. Mary High School in the Pilsen area. She worked as a stenographer for the government, then worked for Kraft for 31 years, ending as secretary to the vice president. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Edmund Church. 

Lillian Byrnes was the sister of the late Matt (Barbara) Krkac; the aunt of Janet (Ron) Cody, Laura (Ron) Anderson, Nancy (Paul) Kost, and the late Sharon (John) Petrocelli; and the godmother of Lori Ledenbach. 

Visitation and funeral Mass were held Jan. 30 at St. Edmund Church with interment at St. Mary Cemetery. 

Memorial donations to her church are appreciated by the family. Arrangements were handled by Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home. 

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