NORBERT MATEJA, age 75, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on April 10th, 2019

American_Flag_1_x1000Mateja, NorbertNorbert Mateja, age 75, of Lombard, passed away April 9 at Edward Hines VA Medical Center.

Those left to honor his memory include his beloved wife, JoAnne nee Felske; his loving children, Wally (Sue) Waksmacki, Joe Waksmacki, Jr., Marion Cannici, and Mike (Shawnta) Mateja; his adored grandchildren, Jonathan Waksmacki, Lauren Cannici, Jacob Waksmacki, Rachael Cannici, Dylan Mateja, Alexis Mateja and Sadie Mateja; and a sister, Ann Potrawski.

Norbert was a proud Vietnam Veteran who served in the U. S. Army from 1962-1964.  He was a member of the Auto Mechanics Union #701.

Norbert was a big sports fan who loved the Cubs, the Bears, the Hawks and Duke Basketball.  He was a coach for football and Little League Baseball.  His hobbies included hunting, fishing, gardening, making sausage, salami and sauerkraut and watching drag racing.

In lieu of flowers, the Mateja family would appreciate donations to Hines VA Hospital, 5000 S. 5th Avenue, Hines, IL 60141, Attn:  Volunteer Services.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, April 12, with a Visitation from 2:00 PM until the time of the Funeral Service at 4:30 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Interment will be private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois.

Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home.  Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

 

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