Lillian Marie Szostak, nee Dorband of Gurnee, 85, the beloved mother of six rambunctious grateful sons, 17 adoring grandchildren and 10 dear great grandchildren passed away at home surrounded by family.
Her kind heart, caring nature and loving guidance was shared with countless others beyond her large family, extending to many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, neighbors, children and anyone in need of a soothing touch. Lil also spent time as a delivery room assistant nurse, caregiver to elderly and infirm, and tireless volunteer of charitable works along with her devoted late husband of 65 years, Raymond.
Lil is survived by her sons Michael (Anne), David (Janet), Martin (Mary), Gerry (Bernice), Steven (Dawn) and Tim (Maureen); grandchildren- Jonathan (Maria), David (Karly), Cali (Josh), Charles, Laura, Frances (Jon), Donna, Peter, Alicia, Justine, Matthew, Nicole, Jeffrey, Adam, Caroline, Amy and Ellen; great-grandchildren Gabriel, Rosemarie, Emily, Joshua, Adelina, Lillianna, Caleb, Davie Jane, Chase and Cora. Also surviving is her brother Don Dorband. She was preceded in death by her brothers Alan, Bob and Clarence and her parents Arthur and Lily Dorband of Waukegan.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 28 from 5pm to 8pm at the Gurnee Salata Funeral Home, 4190 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee IL. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday October 29, at 11am at Church of St. Patrick, 15000 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth IL with burial to follow at Ascension Cemetery.