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Louise L. Veselka

December 3, 1921 - June 22, 2021

Louise L. Veselka Louise L. Veselka
    June 28, 2021 | 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois
  • Funeral
  • June 29, 2021 | 11:00 A.M.
  • St. Patrick Catholic Church
    406 Walnut Street
    Yorkville, Illinois 60560
  • Burial Location
    Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois

Louise L. Veselka age 99, died Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in the presence of a loving family member. She was greatly loved by her husband, children, grand-children, great-grandchildren and their families.

The daughter of  Joseph and Louise Fiala was born on December 3, 1921 into a loving family in Chicago. She was a graduate of Morton H.S. in Cicero, Illinois. She then attended business school, became a comptometer operator and worked at Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. She married Richard R. Veselka at Holy Mount Catholic Church, in Cicero. In 1953, they moved to Berwyn where they raised their five children. They were active members of St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Cicero where Louise served in the Woman’s Guild and was active in the Boy Scouts of America.

Louise was a warm and gracious person who was a great listener, had a strong faith in God, was a devoted homemaker and enjoyed family and friends. She leaves a legacy of love to all who knew her.

She is survived by her five children: Joseph R. (Mary Kay) Veselka, Louise M. (Donald) Kruse, Mary Ellen (Jeffrey) Metz, Richard S. (Suzanne) Veselka, Thomas D. Veselka and fourteen grandchildren: Michael (Jill) Veselka, Daniel Veselka, Joseph (Ryan Slattery) Veselka,  Jeffrey Veselka, Katherine (fiancé Luis Leguizamon) Kruse, Thomas (Jennifer) Kruse, Scott Kruse, Laura (Michael) Naughton, Mark Metz, Tim Veselka, Kevin Veselka, Nicholas (Rebecca) Veselka, Sara (Rahul) Chabra and Christopher Veselka. She also has seven great-grandchildren: Emery Kruse, Theo Kruse, Emily Naughton, Jack Veselka, Brooke Veselka, Dev, Chabra and Neel Chabra.

She was preceded in death by loving husband Richard, sister Anna Fiala, and daughter-in-law Sandra Veselka.

The visitation will be on Monday, June 28, 2021 from 4-8:00 P.M. at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main Street, St. Charles, Illinois.

The Funeral Mass will be on Tuesday,  June 29, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 406 Walnut Street, Yorkville, Illinois.

The burial will be at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois. Contributions may be made to Catholic Charities.

For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles, 630-584-0060 or visit us at


Eileen Sotak from Chicago, IL

"Don, Louise and family, My deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mother and Grandmother. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Eileen"

Carol D’Alessandro from St Charles , IL

"Louise, I’m so sorry for your loss. I pray you & family find peace in your faith 🙏🙏Carol"

Rev. Gerard Kelly, C.M. from Chicago, IL

"On behalf of Catholic Charities, I would like to express my sincere condolences on your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you find comfort in knowing that Louise is now at peace."

Jerry Wilhite from Littleton, CO

"Tom and family, my sincerest condolences for your loss. You are in my families thoughts and prayers."

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