Melvin J. Vesely Sr., age 83 of Countryside, U.S. Air Force Veteran, passed away August 18, 2020 at the University of Chicago Hospital. Born December 19, 1936 in Cicero, IL., Mel graduated from Piper Grammar School and Morton High School class of 1954. Mel served in the U. S. Air Force from 1955-1959 after which he began his career in sales, becoming a national sales manager in crafts and toys. He traveled extensively in the United States and China. Mel is survived by his devoted life partner, Mary Ann Sherrill, ex-wife Donna Vesely, sister Shirley Niederer (nee Vesely), children Melvin Vesely Jr., Jeffrey Vesely, Wendy (Dan) Amour, Brenda Ann and Sharon. Melvin has 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. He is also survived by many lifelong friends and golfing buddies.
Visitation Monday, August 24th, 10:00am until time of funeral service 11:45am at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial donations to Disabled American Veterans 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 would be appreciated.