Irene M. Karlovich
Formerly of Hammond/East Chicago
Passed away peacefully Monday, January 2, 2023 at Arden Courts Elk Grove in Elk Grove Village, IL. surrounded by her loving family.
Preceded in death by husband John in (2006) and daughter Karen Dixon in (2017). Parents Frank and Cecilia (nee Romankiewicz) Sobolewski
She is survived by daughter Christine (Raymond) Novak and former son-in-law David Wadas.
Brothers and sisters include: late Chester (Theresa) Sobolewski, Late Jean (Late Peter) Karlovich, Late Henry (late Dorothy) Sobolewski, late John (late Charlotte) Sobolewski, Ted (Krystyna) Sobolewski, Emily (late Robert) Flora, Raymond (Ruth) Sobolewski, Cecilia (Leonard) Urban.
Grandchildren are Brian Novak (Jessica), Debra (Rob) Beyer, Cynthia (Robert) Fudala, Daniel (Stacey) Wadas, Lauren Wadas.
Great Grandchildren are Christina and Kevin Beyer, Lucas, Giuliana, Adalynn Fudala.
Irene was a proud member of Our Lady of Fatima Society and an axillary member of The American Legion Allied Post 369
Irene and John were married on September 25, 1948 at St. Casimir Church in Hammond, IN.
A viewing will be held Friday, January 6, 2023 from 9:30 – 10:45am at Acevez Funeral Home, formerly Anthony & Dziadowicz Funeral Home 4404 Cameron Ave. Hammond, IN.
Mass will follow at St. Casimir Catholic Church at 11am Friday with Fr. Eduardo Malagon officiating.
Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL.
Donations can be made to St. Casimir Catholic Church in Irene’s name.