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Florence Wiertick (nee Zielinski)

October 5, 1917 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 103)


Florence Wiertick (nee Zielinski), age 103, of Calumet City passed away January 1, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband George; father and mother Modest and Josephine Zielinski as well as her brothers and sisters Mary, Dorothy, Barney, Edmund, Dominic and Sylvester.  She was beloved “Aunt Flo” to many nephews and nieces and will be missed by all who knew her.

Florence was an active member of St. Andrew’s Church in Calumet City for 50 years.  She also participated in St. Andrew’s Sunshine Club as well as the Friendship Club of Our Lady of Knock.  She was retired from Illinois Bell and enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be officiated on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrews Church: 768 Lincoln Avenue, Calumet City, Illinois 60409. Florence will be laid to rest at her husband's side at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Evergreen Park.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Arrangements entrusted to Castle Hill Funeral Home in Calumet City (708)862-4480. Please visit for online guestbook.



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Mass of Christian Burial
January 28, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Andrew the Apostle Church
768 Lincoln Avenue
Calumet City, Illinois 60409
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Interment Services following Mass of Christian Burial
January 28, 2021

St. Mary Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleums
87th Street & Hamlin Avenue
Evergreen Park, Illinois 60805

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