Crete Funeral Home

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Barbara A. Clayton

Funeral Home: Steger Funeral Home - Steger, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Visitation Tuesday July 5th from 3pm until service at 7pm
Service Date: 07/05/2022

Barbara A. Clayton (nee Williams) age 84 of Dyer, Indiana passed surrounded by her loving family on June 30, 2022.  Beloved wife to the Late Victor (2012) and her 1st husband the late John Metroz.  Loving mother to Donna Bates, Michael Metroz and Robert (Diane) Clayton.  Beautiful grandmother to 12; great grandmother to 11.  Cherished sister to Wayne (Martha) Rasmussen. Preceded in death by her sons Jack and Jerry and sister Janette (CL) Cowan.  Barbara retired as a Nurse in the Medical Industry. 

Visitation Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from 3 P.M. until time of service 7 P.M. at Steger Funeral Home, 125 E Steger Road (34th Street), Steger, IL.  For information call (708) 755-3400. 


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Loura M Gyger

Funeral Home: Steger Funeral Home - Steger, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Memorial Gathering Friday July 8 from 4pm until service at 7pm
Service Date: 07/08/2022

Loura M. Gyger (nee Hodge) age 79 of Steger, Illinois passed away surrounded by her loving family on June 28, 2022.  Loving wife to the late Edward (2011); beloved mother to Roxiann, Tom (Paula), Sally (late Jim) Schavey and Tina (Josh) Arnold.  Cherished grandmother of 9; great grandmother of 11.  Loura was preceded in death by her parents Lloyd and Lucille (nee Berd) Hodge and a brother Tom Hodge.  Loura spent time doing charity work and was a dedicated member of the Polish American Community Fair (PACF), Chicago Heights Park District and TOPS.  Loura worked at Joliet Arsenal (made bullets & TNT for the Vietnam War).   Everyone that knew her will remember her humor (life of the party).  Number 1 in her life was her children; grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

Memorial Gathering  Friday, July 8 from 4PM until the time of service at 7PM at Steger Funeral Home, 125 E Steger Road (34th Street), Steger, IL.   Info: call (708) 755-3400. 



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David R. Trevino

Funeral Home: Grant Park Funeral Home - Grant Park, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Memorial on Wednesday June 29th from 4pm til service 7pm

David R. Trevino age 70 of Grant Park, Illinois born on May 23, 1952 in Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away on June 16, 2022.  Fond son to the late Abelardo and late Elida (nee Martinez) Trevino.  Loving husband of 48 years of marriage to late Carmelia 2021 (nee Arredondo).  Beloved father to Mario (Stephanie) Trevino, Erica (Michael) Smiley and David (Whitney) Trevino II.  Beautiful grandfather to Sabrinna Trevino, Justice Trevino, Anthony Smiley, Hailey Smiley, Jazzlynn Smiley, Michael Smiley, Landon Trevino and Logan Trevino; great grandfather to Mellissa Carmelia Trevino .  Cherished brother Arnold Trevino, Gina (Raul) Torres, Linda (Cruz) Salazar and late Abelardo Trevino Jr.   Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews.  David will be missed by everyone who has known him.

Visitation on Wednesday, June 29th from 4PM until service at 7PM at Grant Park Funeral Home 309 Dixie Highway, Grant Park, Illinois, IL. 60940.   For info call (815) 466-0677.




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Johanna Znavor

Funeral Home: Steger Funeral Home - Steger, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Private

Johanna Znavor (nee Meronek) age 61 of Sauk Village, Illinois passed away on June 19, 2022.  Loving wife of Steven,  beloved mother of Ryan, Adam (Tiffany) and Nick Znavor,  Cherished grandmother of Noah, Theodore and Delilah Znavor.  Fond sister of Michael (Candy) Meronek, Linda (Steve) Yednak and David Meronek. Aunt of many Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.  Services are private. Funeral arrangements entrusted to   Steger Funeral Home, 125 E Steger Road (34th Street), Steger, IL.  For information call (708) 755-3400.


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Jeffery 'Jay' Bond

Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home - Crete, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Memorial Sunday July 10th from 11AM until service at 1:30PM
Service Date: 07/10/2022

Jeffery (Jay) Malcom Bond passed away peacefully at his Cedar Lake, IN home on May 18, 2022. 

Jay was born on December 11, 1959 in Evergreen Park, IL to Frederick and Carole Bond. 

He is survived by his caring wife of 30 years, Kimberly Bond. Loving daughters Sarah Bond (Cody), Hannah Bond (Jaren), and sweet granddaughter Sylvia Goodman. Devoted mother Carole Bond, and big brother Michael (Sue) Bond. Adoring mother and father-in-law Bob and Linda Burns, sister-in-law Mandie (Michael) Wojciechowski, brothers-in-law Tommy Burns (Val) and John Edwards. Nieces Julie Sim (Matt), Amy Bennett, and Megan (Chris) Hicks. Nephews Matthew Edwards, Ian Bond, Aiden Burns, Mikey Wojciechowski, and Dylan Burns. Great-nephew Ethan Wolf, and great-nieces Alannah Wolf and Gentry Hicks, as well as many other loving family members, countless friends, and his best buddy, his dog, Autumn. 

Jay is preceded in death by his father, Frederick Bond, grandparents Malcom and Angeline Morrison, sister Marianne Kirchner, sister-in-law Kellie Edwards, and brother-in-law Kenneth Sim.

Jay worked as an elevator mechanic and inspector for many years. He was part of International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 2 out of Chicago Ridge, IL.

Jay was a hardworking husband, loving dad, and wonderful papa. He was a devoted son, grandson, and son-in-law. Wherever Jay went, he ran into someone that knew him and he was a friend to everyone he met. When he was diagnosed with cancer in March of 2021, he fought bravely and kept his sense of humor until the very end. 

Jay will always be missed and remembered by all that knew and loved him. Eternal peace, our Dear Jay.

Memorial on July 10th  friends and family may visit starting at 11:00AM with a service to follow at 1:30PM. Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main St., Crete, IL 60417  Info 708-672-7600.




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Eugene 'Gene' Penman

Funeral Home: Steger Funeral Home - Steger, IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Friday June 17 from 2pm to service at 6pm
Service Date: 06/17/2022

Eugene ‘Gene’ J. Penman age 79 of Park Forest, Illinois passed away on June 13, 2022.  Beloved husband to the late Maureen.  Loving dad to Kelly (Jason Fanello) Penman and Elaine Penman.  Beautiful grandfather of 6, Jared, Mitchell, Elijah, Bradley, Matthew Eugene, and Maureen.  Gene was proud alumni of Mount Carmel High School ’61 and the University of Notre Dame ’66.  He  retired as Senior Vice-President of Marblehead Lime Company.  Gene also served as a volunteer Liuetenant for the Park Forest Fire Department and as a volunteer  for the Chicago Fire Department.  

Visitation Friday, June 17th  from 2 P.M. until time of service 6P.M. at Steger Funeral Home, 125 E Steger Road (34th Street), Steger, IL.  For information call (708) 755-3400.  Funeral reception will follow at Matteson American Legion, 3539 214th Street, Matteson, IL.


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Crete Funeral Home

In 1987 the authentic Victorian home at 1182 Main Street in Crete, Illinois was purchased. This unique home was renovated to add a large chapel, a very spacious lounge and a merchandise showroom. The result is a lovely funeral home that is very user-friendly yet maintains the Victorian home atmosphere.


The large chapel can accommodate up to 100-125 people yet easily maintains an intimate atmosphere for smaller groups. The lounge on the lower level provides much counter space with tables and seating areas adequate for the largest of visitations.


In 99% of situations you will have the entire funeral home to yourself with no sharing. Crete Funeral Home provides handicap access and has a huge parking lot. The visitation chapel includes a 42” monitor to display your complimentary DVD.


Each of our locations is owned by our family and operated by our family and caring staff. At each location we offer Traditional Funeral Service, Memorials, Cremations and Funeral Pre-Planning. It is our privilege to serve you and your family read more...

Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417 708-672-7600
Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417 708-672-7600
Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417 708-672-7600
Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417 708-672-7600
Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417 708-672-7600