Lorraine B. Podrazik

  • Date of Birth: August 27, 1922
  • Date of Death: July 10, 2017
  • Bio

    FB_IMG_1499743230794Lorraine (nee Pokorny) Podrazik, age 94, passed away July 10, 2017 in Waterford, WI. Proceeded in death by her husband of 69 years, William T. Podrazik.  They were 55 year residents of Park Ridge, IL.

    A memorial service mass will be held at Mary Seat of Wisdom Catholic Church, 920 Grandville Avenue, Park Ridge, IL on July 15, 2017. Visitation will start at 9:30 am followed by mass at 10 am. Lorraine will be laid to rest at Town of Maine Cemetery (2101 W. Touchy Ave at Dee Rd. Park Ridge,  IL 60068),  following the Mass.

    She is survived by their children, Christine (Jim) Mocarski, William (Judi) Podrazik, Roselle (Mike) Doyle, Norman (Mim) Podrazik, Angela (Stuart) Head, Walter (Eileen) Podrazik, Lorraine (Scott) Robers, and Marlene (Jeff, deceased) Boulton.

    She has 16 grandchildren, Jim (Chris) Mocarski, John Mocarski, Julie (Kevin) Cercello, Bill (Danielle) Podrazik, Ken (Tabatha) Podrazik, Carrie (Abe) Leibold, James Randal (Lisa) Love, Michael (Michelle) Love, Natalie (Jason) Eisenberg, Patrick (Alexandra) Podrazik, Bret (Leah) Phillips, Lindsey Phillips, Jessica (Travis) Albrant, Jake (Andrea) Robers, Beau Boulton, Marley Boulton.

    She has 24 great grandchildren. Amanda Mocarski, Samantha Mocarski, Ben Mocarski, Alexandra Mocarski, John Taylor Mocarski, Joseph Cercello, Ryan Cercello, Daniel Cercello, Hannah Leibold, Henry Leibold, Ethan Podrazik, Graham Podrazik, Lily Weidholz, Jamie Love, Sadie Eisenberg, Owen Eisenberg, Emme Eisenberg, (Baby due) Podrazik, Maverick Nicolai, Shelton Nicolai, Avery Lucas, Chelsia Lucas, Jayden Albrant, Dexter Albrant.

    During her lifetime she was active member of St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Roman Catholic Church in Chicago, IL, and president of their Mother’s Club. Affiliated with the Polish National Alliance (PNA) as secretary.  Active member and leader of the senior exercise class at Centennial Park Ridge Park District.  Active member of Mary Seat of Wisdom Catholic Church in Park Ridge, IL for more than 55 years.  She supported her husband’s business, Trading Post Tavern III in Chicago, IL.

    She was the daughter of Joseph and Victoria (nee Sikorski) Pokorny, of Chicago, IL. She was born August 27, 1922 in Chicago, IL and was the longest living and last surviving of 13 siblings.