Obituary: Genevieve Ptak, mother of Bob Ptak

Genevieve Ptak

1918 – 2015

Genevieve Ptak (nee Kowalczyk), age 96, a resident of Naperville, IL, former, longtime resident of Cicero, IL, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Alden Estates of Naperville, IL. She was born December 9, 1918 in Sterling, MI. Beloved wife of the late Edwin A. Ptak, Sr., whom she married January 6, 1945 and who preceded her in death October 14, 1979, beloved mother of Robert (Donna) Ptak, Susan (Thomas) Love, Edwin Jr. (Isabel) Ptak and Barbara (Bradley) Kosic, cherished grandmother of Michelle (Patrick) O’Connor, Bryan (Michelle) Ptak and Keith (Megan) Ptak; Kathleen Love and Michael Love; Christopher Ptak, Daniel (Jennifer) Ptak, Patrick Ptak and Rachel (John) McCormack; Robert (Torrie) Kosic, James Kosic and Kristin Kosic, great-grandmother of twelve, devoted daughter of the late Walter and Rose Kowalczyk, fond aunt, great-aunt and friend to many. Visitation Monday, April 20, 10:00-11:00 AM at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 1450 Green Trails Dr., Naperville. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow Monday, 11:00 AM in the church. Entombment: Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, IL. Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville. For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or visit

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Apr. 17, 2015