John R. Zofkie, 88, of Evergreen Park, died Jan. 5.

Funeral services were held Dec. 11 from Curley Funeral Home to St. Bernadette Roman Catholic Church. Interment followed at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Patricia; his children, Kathleen (Alexander) Kreydich, Richard (Kathleen), Michael (Nancy), Mary (Lawrence) Steele, Donna (Richard) Urchell, William (Cheryl), Daniel (Mary), Carol, Edward (Cecilia) and Mark (Laura); 22 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; his brother, Robert Zofkie; his in-laws, Helen (Karl) Schaeflein, James (Denise) Manning and George (Doris) Manning; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers or donations, the family asks that people take a moment to hug their child, grandchild, sibling or friend, or walk in the woods for a moment, an hour or a day. Time waits for no one.