February 11th, 2020 2:48 PM
Lawrence M. Bakalich Jr., 91, of Riverside, died on February 8, 2020.
Born on Dec. 7, 1928, Mr. Bakalich served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was past president of Riverside Little League, where he was instrumental in the acceptance and incorporation of girl players.
Mr. Bakalich was the husband of Ruth Bakalich (nee Feddern); the father of Bruce Bakalich, Brian (Sandra) Bakalich and Craig Bakalich; and the grandfather of Alexandra and Rachel Bakalich.
Visitation is Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St. in Brookfield. He will lie in state on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to time of service, 11 a.m., at Sts. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church, 250 Woodside Road in Riverside, followed by private interment at Irving Park Cemetery.
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