Family Login:

Share This Obituary

Arrangements made by

Kurtz Memorial Chapel

102 E. Francis Road
P.O. Box 129
New Lenox, IL 60451
Get Directions

Profile of Kurtz Memorial Chapel

View Phone Number

Send Flowers
 Send Flowers

Memories & Candles

“On behalf of Fr. Scott Donahue and Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family and...Read More ยป
1 of 3 | Posted by: Mercy Home for Boys & Girls Mercy Home for Boys & Girls - IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to all of you. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Steve & Edie Branom

“So sorry for your loss. We all really loved her and uncle Ed. ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Toni Berglind - Chicago, IL

Dove Emblem


Age 83, of Lockport, passed away Monday, August 21st, 2017 at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.

Rita is survived by her loving family, children, Kathryn (James) Andrejko, Edward A. (Patty) Zacharias, James (Cheryl) Zacharias, brother, Robert (Evonne) Dayner, grandchildren, Michael Andrejko, Matthew Andrejko, Jake Zacharias, Andrew Zacharias and several nieces and nephews.

Rita was preceded in death by her parents, Stephen & May Dayner (Novak), husband, Edward J. Zacharias, siblings, Mary Korbal and Lavina Beckman.

The family will be receiving friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451 on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 from 1:00 PM until time of the funeral service at 3:30 PM. Interment, private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Mercy Home for Boys, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607 would be appreciated. For information or 815-485-3200.

Upcoming Funeral Services