Genevieve Lizak, 94

Member of the St. Giles choir, gardener

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Genevieve Ann Lizak, 94, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died on Aug. 26, 2018. Born in Chicago on May 5, 1924 to Anton and Anna Galkowski, she graduated from St. Stanislaus Kostka Elementary School. Genevieve was a stay-at-home mother who then later worked as a receptionist. She enjoyed singing in the church choir at St. Giles and gardening. 

Genevieve is survived by her children, Anthony, Martin (Miki Komlosh), Angela, Mary Anne (Kevin) Sorensen and Joseph Lizak; and her grandchildren, Netta Lizak, Darwin and Michael Lizak, Cody and Kyle Sorensen and Joey Lizak. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene F., and her brother, Henry (the late Estelle) Galkowski. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Aug. 30 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Oak Park's Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St. with prayers on Friday at 9:15 a.m. then to St. Giles Church for Mass at 10 a.m., with interment at St. Adalbert Cemetery.

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