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Leona Mary (Ketz) Bregar

April 4, 1926 ~ June 12, 2019 (age 93)


Leona Mary Bregar (nee Ketz), age 93, at rest on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

Leona is survived by her children, Rudolph, Richard, David and Robert (Pam) Bregar; 11 grandchildren, Mike, Paul, Kaylynn, Dani Joe, Joel, Nick, Zach, Stephanie (Juan) Gonzalez, Kathryn, Bradley and Cheryl; great-grandchildren, Adam, Zoe, Paige, Madison, Sophia and Jessica; numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph E. Bregar; children, Edward and Mary in infancy; parents, Anton and Mary (nee Stinac) Ketz; brothers, Tony, Joseph “Petey,” Louie, Frank and George; sisters, Rose Zaletel, Anna Sabac and Jenny Papesh.

Leona was a parishioner of St. Mary Nativity Catholic Church, she also helped clean the church and worked in the kitchen. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be truly missed.

A celebration of Leona’s life will begin on Monday, June 17, 2019 with a visitation at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. then driving in procession to St. Mary Nativity Catholic Church in Joliet for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Mary Nativity Cemetery.

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June 17, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL 60435

Mass of Christian Burial
June 17, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Mary Nativity Church
706 N. Broadway St.
Joliet, IL 60435

June 17, 2019

12:10 PM
St. Mary Nativity Cemetery
Caton Farm Road
Crest Hill, IL 60403

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