Ervin E. Rabka
Ervin "Porky" Rabka, age 84, Died Monday January 5th with his family at his side. Longtime Markham resident formerly of Blue Island. Beloved husband of the late Ruthe (nee Brenner) (2001). Loving father of Vicki ( Don) Schlegel, Mike (Carolyn), Marcia (Joe) Edwards and the late Rick (2004) Cherished Grandpa of Don, Carrie, Garrett, Trevor, Sarah and Natalie. Great grandpa of 4 Justin, Kaitlyn, Reese and Luca. Dearest Brother of Lorraine (the late Robert) Schildmiller, Janet (Don) Danz and the late Edward (the late Maxine) Rabka. Ervin was a standout athlete at Blue Island High. "Crazy legs" as he was known, could run around, over and through all defenders. Ervin went on to play minor league baseball with the Hot Springs Bathers, a Chicago White Sox farm team on his way to a promising baseball career until injury sidelined his ambitions. A graduate from Thornton community College and a US Army Cpl. Ervin enjoyed a lengthy retirement from The Coca-Cola Company. He was a dedicated family man and truly was "Worlds Greatest Dad" We will all miss him dearly. Visitation Friday 3-9 P.M. Funeral Saturday 9:00 A.M. from Lawn Funeral Home 7732 W. 159th St. Orland Park to St. Gerard Majella Church Mass 10:00 A.M. Interment St. Benedict Cemetery. Funeral Info: 708 429-3200
3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Friday, January 9, 2015
Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park
7732 W. 159th St.
Orland Park, IL 60462 (Map/Directions)
10:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 10, 2015
St. Gerard Majella Church
3536 W. 161st St.
Markham, IL 60426 (Map/Directions)
St. Benedict Cemetery
4600 W. 135th St.
Crestwood, IL 60445 (Map/Directions)