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Lois Sheehan of LaGrange Park
Lois A. Sheehan, nee Klein, age 79 of LaGrange Park, formerly of Riverside. Beloved wife of the late John P. “Jack”, loving mother of John (Patty), Jim, Nancy LeMoine, Maureen (Evan) Nosek, Doug (June), Tom (Lisa) and Brian (Nancy), cherished grandmother of Laura, Andrew, Tim, Brent, Josh, Ryan, Madison, Doug, Jack, Mitch, Zach, Alex, Kate, Abby and Matt, dear sister of Marie (late Tom) Genovese, the late Don (late Ann) Klein and the late Dorothy (late Vaughn) Hardy, fond aunt to many. Visitation Thursday 3:00pm-9:00pm at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside. Funeral Friday, June 29, lying in state 10:00am-10:30am at St. Francis Xavier Church, LaGrange. Funeral Mass 10:30am. Services will conclude following mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to your favorite charity in honor of Lois would be appreciated.
Lois was a vibrant, beautiful force that lived life to the fullest. She would say her greatest achievement would be the 7 children that she raised; each one different than the other, but they share a strong bond of love, friendship and support for one another that truly is inspiring.
Lois was an incredibly talented lady. She loved to sing and dance. Some may remember her starring role in “Mame” many years ago with the Riverside Theater Guild. She cherished being part of the St.Mary’s variety shows with her late husband Jack. Taking on numbers like “Honey Bun” from South Pacific and “Sue Me” from Guys and Dolls, just to name a few.
The past several years she has been an active, independent resident at Plymouth Place and she just loved living there! She was always on the go and so generous with her time. She volunteered whenever she could – supporting those in need with her hospice work and through the church as a Catholic worship deacon.
She touched so many lives with her warmth, vivaciousness and humor. She will be truly missed.
I did not know Lois well, but worked on many programs with Jack including with the Friends of Small Business and the Economic Development Council. It is hard to believe it has been 18 years since Jack passed, and Lois continued her activities.
Lewis F. Matuszewich Jul 3 2018 5:18 PM
Maureen, so sorry for your familys loss. A shining star she was and now she joins your dad in peace. You are all in my prayers. Sincerely, Lynne Babinsky
Lynne Babinsky Jun 28 2018 8:46 PM
Very sorry about your loss. She was the best entertainment at the holiday parties. May she rest in peace and hope God wraps his arms around you and gives you strength during this difficult time.
Sue and Pat Scatchell Jun 28 2018 2:57 PM
Dear Sheehan Family, I am deeply sorry to hear about your mother. Aunt Lois was an amazing woman, and I will cherish my memories of her. I will always remember how much she loved to laugh and sing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. With much love, Beth Ann
Beth Ann DeMeulenaere Jun 28 2018 1:05 AM
Losing a precious mother is so hard; but knowing that she is now in heaven makes all the difference. Maureen, you and all of you family are in my prayers.
Pamella Christensen Jun 27 2018 3:20 PM
LOISS MANY FRIENDS HERE AT PLYMOUTH PLACE DO MISS HER GREATLY. SHE WAS IN MANY ACTIVITIES AND FAUGHT A BRAVE BATTLE WITH DIABETIS. SHE NEVER GAVE UP. A GREAT LADY WHO ENJOYED LIFE. PEACE TO YOU IN HEAVEN!
RONALD G NELSON AND SHIRLEY Jun 27 2018 10:35 AM
I accompany my parents to Mass every Monday at Plymouth Place where Mrs. Sheehan served as a deacon. She gave of her time so cheerfully; she will be missed. Please accept our most sincere condolences.
Amy Harrell Jun 27 2018 9:29 AM
God bless Lois! Vibrant is the word for her. She and jack were special to us st St. Marys. The shows sure were fun! May she Rest In Peace. Father Bob Burnell
Robert J.Burnell Jun 26 2018 11:19 PM
Lois was more than just a client of ours, she was a dear friend. She lit up the whole salon when she came in, whether it was from sharing a story of hers or just cracking jokes and singing songs. She will be missed greatly. Her memory will not soon be forgotten. From Shannon, Andriana and Ellie of Salon 811
Shannon Leslie Jun 26 2018 2:44 PM
Lois was a very classy lady for sure,. She loved life life & her family. I had the honor of helping Lois with her LANCOME beauty products for a good 20 years. She was a favorite.
Michele Skowron Jun 26 2018 6:47 AM