John A. Spala, age 89 of North Riverside. US Army WWII Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Dianne, nee Szacik, loving father of David, Cynthia (David) Lewanski, Christopher (Melissa) and Julianne (David) Stumpf, cherished grandfather of Hilary and David Spala, Alyssa (Braxton Peterson, Fiance) and Jenna Lewanski, Corey, Kylie and Jacob Spala and Eric, Jack, Haley and Anna Stumpf, dear brother of the late Lilian Filip, late Frank J. Spala and the late Mildred Fullam. Funeral Saturday, December 22, 9:00am from Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside to Mater Christi Church, Mass 9:30am. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Friday, 5pm to 9pm. Info: 708-447-2500 or www.kuratko-nosek.com.