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James Esner of Berkeley

James “Jim” T. Esner, age 65 of Berkeley, formerly of North Riverside. Retired firefighter/fire inspector for the Village of North Riverside. Beloved husband of Debra, nee Westphal, loving father of Beth (Chris) Carroll, James T. Esner Jr., Michael Cernock, Don (Stacy) Mitchell and the late Lisa Thomas, cherished grandfather of Reese, Peyton, Dylan and Jake, dear brother of Jeannine (Craig) Crossin. Jim was a member of North Riverside Firefighters Local 2714. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, gambling, traveling, watching the news and The Weather Channel. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Visitation Monday, July 6th, 3:00pm-9:00pm at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside. Funeral Tuesday, July 7th, 10:30am Chapel Service at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home. Interment Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery.

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