Menu

Joseph Rakoczy, 73

Brookfield Zoo electrician

December 10th, 2019 3:39 PM

Joseph W. Rakoczy, 73, of LaGrange Park, died on Dec. 5, 2019. 

Mr. Rakoczy was a U.S. Army veteran and a former electrician at Brookfield Zoo. 

He was the husband of Judith (nee Kuceba); the father of Pamela (Ralph) Labuda, Antoinette and Angela; the grandfather of Michael; brother of Stanley (June) and the late Frank (Donna); and the uncle of many. 

Services have been held.

Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, Riverside, handled arrangements.

  • Love the Landmark?

    Become our partner in independent community journalism

    Thanks for turning to Riverside Brookfield Landmark and RBLandmark.com. We love our thousands of digital-only readers. Now though we're asking you to partner up in paying for our reporters and photographers who report this news. It had to happen, right?

    On the plus side, we're giving you a simple way, and a better reason, to join in. We're now a non-profit -- Growing Community Media -- so your donation is tax deductible. And signing up for a monthly donation, or making a one-time donation, is fast and easy.

    No threats from us. The news will be here. No paywalls or article countdowns. We're counting on an exquisite mix of civic enlightenment and mild shaming. Sort of like public radio.

    Claim your bragging rights. Become a digital member.

    Donate Now