Bernadine Mary Jarzab, 72, of Wheaton, IL passed away unexpectedly on March 2, 2013 in Kansas City. A memorial mass will be held this summer.
She retired from the College of DuPage after 13 years of service in 2008. After retirement she enjoyed traveling to Poland along with her passions of walking, hiking, being out-of-doors, mountain climbing in Colorado and vacationing with her family at Lake Geneva. After her three granddaughters were born, they became the center of her life.
Bernadine is survived by son, Frank Partipilo, Englewood, CO; daughters, Stefanie (Jeffrey) Wozniak of Lee’s Summit, MO, Dina (Eric) Hanford of St. Louis, MO and granddaughters, Samantha, Nicole and Lauren. She is also survived by her two cousins who were like sisters to her, Arlene Zimmerman of Wheaton, IL and Nancy Michalski of Glendale Hights, IL and their families; brother, Edward Jarzab of Phoenix, AZ and many other beloved family and friends.