Berta Nitz, age 78, passed in the home she loved on August 9, 2014 in Burbank, Illinois. Berta was born in Hancza Kreis Sudauen, Germany on November 17, 1935 to Matthaus Skowron and Emilie Lulis. Berta married Carl Nitz on June 28, 1958 in Chicago, IL and is once again reunited with her beloved husband in the presence of the Lord. She started her family in Chicago IL, ventured to West Berlin, Germany, and settled down in Burbank for 48 joyous years. Berta, loving mother, is survived by her five children: Randy (Jodine), Rita (Brian Wisinski), Monika (Stephen Smerz), Karin (James Miller), and Herb (Donna); dear grandmother of 15 cherished grandchildren: Brian, Greg (Jen), Kristin (Daniel), and Shelby Wisinski; Rachael, Zachary, Ethan, and Savannah Smerz; Christopher, James, Emily, and Danny Miller; Brittany (Kyle Herchenbach) and Paige Nitz; and Adam Nitz; dear great-grandmother of Connor Masterson; dearest sister of the late Emil Skowron, the late Adolph Skowron, Ewald Skowron, Gus Skowron, Richard Skowron, John Skowron, Olga Milewski, and Marianne Marske; and cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday 3-9 P.M. Funeral Service Friday at Lawn Funeral Home, 7909 State Road (5500 W), Burbank, IL 60459. Interment Bethania Cemetery, 7701 Archer Avenue, Justice, IL 60458.
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday - August 14, 2014
Lawn Funeral Home - Burbank