Aldona Placas of Orland Park Illinois  January 31 1952  November 13 2022

Aldona Placas of Orland Park Illinois January 31 1952 November 13 2022

January 31 1952 November 13 2022
Aldona Placas of Orland Park, Illinois January 31, 1952 – November 13, 2022 Aldona Julija Placas (Kelmelis) Remembering Aldona Julija Kelmelyte- Platiene 1952-2022 cM Aldona was born on January 31, 1952 in Wolverhampton, England, the oldest child born to Lithuanian immigrants, Viktoras Kelmelis and Brone Maila. In 1956 they emigrated to the U.S. and in 1959, she became a big sister to Viktoras Jr. In 1963 the family moved to Brighto: Park. Being born British, Aldona laid claim to Paul McCartney and the Beatles, as she attended Immaculate Conception school, graduatin in 1966. She attended Maria High School, and Cikagos Aukstesnioji Lituanistine Mokykla (CALM), performed in Pirmyn opera performances, and Ausros Vartu Tunto scouts. planning meeting. for the youngest (paukstyles). She first caught the eye of the love of her life, Gintaras Placas, at a Camp R kas ni 1970 . Nemuno” stovykla. whipping up pizzas with leftovers in the camp kitchen. Their first date was on the beaches of Union Pier, MI (Vidurio Rajono vadovu suvaziavimas Gintaras Resort). The Everly Brothers “All I Have to Do is Dream” was their love song. Aldona and Gintaras both worked firstjobs together, at Marshall Fields on State Street. she in the toy department, he in the furniture department. Christmas at Marshall Fields inspired them to collect ornaments, which would decorate the tallest trees that could fit inside their future home together. Going to work was only a walk away from their courses at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Aldona graduated with a Bachelor of Science ni Biology and completed Histol ogy courses at a program offered by Holy Cross Hospital. She then taugh the program and became the Director of the Histology Department at Holy Cross Hospital for 32 years She worked a handful of years at Palos Hospital and Silver Cross Hospital as well, before retiring in 2018, Aldona and Gintaras were married among her favorite gardenias on September 20.1975 and raised three children, Julyt Petras and Krista, making sacrifices to educate them in Catholic schools, speak bilingually and know their Lithuanian heritage, sought out professional ballet, baseball an gymnastics classes, and empowered them with Scouting. An outstanding cook and the queen of themed parties, her Napoleonai, amazing birthday cakes and cookies were treasures the grandkids Ilona and Lukas will miss the most (besides her warm and loving embraces). Her kitchen was filled with “good luck chickens and thousands of recipes which kept her son-in-laws Andrius and Tom happily ful. Her talents ensured that her kids had handmade Halloween costumes, knit hats, and the most dynamic school projects. Korean TV dramas and planting in her garden gave her much comfort. Aldona died at Palos Hospital on November 13, 2022, in a vigil of serenades, embraces, prayers and tears, shared by the strong family she created with her devotion. Ilsekis ramybèje The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down ni green pastures. He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul, He leadeth me ni the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou art with me; Thy rod and thy staft comfort me Thou prepares a table before me in the presence of mine enemies. Thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. And I will dwell in the house of the Lord Aldute, Bud?, Mama, Mociute! You’ve worked SO VEr VIM hard forever. – Psalm 23s In Loving Memory of Aldona J. Placas January 31, 1952 -November 13, 2022 FuneralMass Immaculate Conception Church Friday, November 18,2022 at 1 a.m. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery Section 36 Block 16 Lot 14 Grave 2 Don’t erleve for me, for nowI’m free, I’m following the path God laidfor me. I took His hand when I beard Him call, Iturned my back and IleftIt all. could not stay another day. oT laugh, to love, to work or play Taske left undone muststaythat way, I’ve found thatpeace st the close of day If myparting has left avoid, Then fill it with remembered joys. A friendship shared,a laugh, a kise, Oh, yes,these thinge I tooshallmis. Be not burdened with timesof sorrow, I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow. My life’s been full, I’ve savored much, Good friends,good times, alovedone’s bouch. Perhats my tire seemed all too brief, Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief. Lift upyour hearts andshare with me, Godwunted me now,He setme free. PALOS-GAIDAS FUNERAL HOME 708-974-4410 A.TA Aldona J. Placas Gimé 1952 m. sausio 13 d. Mire 2022 m. lapkricio 13 d. Sv. Misios Nekaltojo Prasidefimobanycioje 2022 m. lapkricio 18 d., 1 val.ryto Laidotuves Sv. Kazimiero Lietuviu Kapinèse Sekcija 36 Blokas 16 Sklypas 14 Kapas 2 AS LAISVA! Neliadekite mangs,nes jau esu laisva. ASeinus keliu, kur; Dievasman skyre. Kai iSgirdau oJ balsa. padaviau Jam savoranka, atsukau viskam nugare ir nuejau su Juo. As negalejau ilgiau pastlikti nei vienos dienos – juoktis, myleti, dirbti, linksmintis. Palikau nebaigtus savo darbus, bet radau tikrajg r a y b e , Jeigu mano ibejimas paliko tustuma, pripildykite j aprisiminimydziaugsmu, pasidalinta draugyste, bendrajuoka, pabudiavima.As visoot taip pat pasigesiu, betnepaluskite po liúdesio nasta. Al juanslinkia sauleto rytojaus. Mano gorvenimas buno pilnas ir asjuo gardziavausi: geri drangai, maloniai praleistas laikas, mylimo a s m e n s prisilietimas… Gal man skiitas laikas buvoper trumpas, bet neprailginkitejo raudomis. Pakelkite Sirdis ri dalinkités su manimi. Dievas mane pakvieté. Jismane islaisvino! PALOS-GAIDASFUNERAL HOME 708-9744 4 1 0 ALDONA JULIJA PLACIENÉ (KELMELYTE). Pranesame draugams ri pazystamiems, kad a.a ALDONA JULIJA PLACIENE (KELMELYTE) mire 2022 m. lapkricio men. 13 d. po ilgos ri sunkios ligos. Gyveno Orland Park, IL, pries tai Chicagos Brighton Parko apylinkeje. Buvo a.a. Viktoro Kelmelio sr Ir Brones Kelmelienes dukte ri Viktoro Kelmelio jr sesuo. Aldona paliko visus, kuriuos mylejo ri brangino same gyvenime. Vyra Gintara, dükras Julyte Kudirkiene su vyru D.r Andriumi ri anükeliais Ilona ri Luku; Krista Fabrizio su vyru Tom; süny Petra; teta Danute Mieliuliene; bei pusbrolius ri puseseres Amerikoje ri Lietuvoje. Aldona buvo veikli skaute ri vadove. Baigé pirmuosius Lietuviy Skauty Sajungos (L.S.S.) Gintaro vadoviy mokyklos (GVM) kursus; vadovavo Ausros Varty tune ir buvo Jürates draugoves draugininke. Vadovavo daugelyje stovykly ri buvo pakelta i paskautininkés laipsni, bei apdovanota ivairiais L.S.S. Zymenimis. Buvo L.S.S. prityrusiy skauty jsteigimo komiteto nare ri aktyvi akademikiu skauciu draugoves (ASD) nare. Priklause Cikagos „Pirmyn” choro ansambliui, dainavo ri vaidino ivairiy operediu spektakliose. Baige Illinois Universiteta Chicago Circle campus su biologios laipsniu Sukürusi seima ri vaikams paaugus, lanke Svento Kryziaus ligonines (Chicagos marquette parko apylinkèje) histologijos mokyklos kursus. Islaikiusi HT (histologist) ri HTL (histotechnologist) egzaminus, tapo ligonines histologijos skyriaus virsininke ir sias pareigas ejo trisdesimts mety. Taip pat tapo ligoninés histologijos mokyklos vedeja ri joe deste kursus desimts mety. Baige sios srities darbus Palos ligonineje ri Silver Cross ligonineje pries iseidama i pensija. A.a. Aldonos laidotuves privacios. Seima praso pagerbti Aldona aukomis skauty Rako stovyklai, kurioje seima patyre tie daug nuotykiy, linksmumo ri seimos dziaugsmo. Daugiau Ziniy Palos Gaidas laidotuviy namu tinklalapyje, kuriame galite savo mintimis ri prisiminimais pasidalinti internetineje sveciu knygoje, www.palosgaidasfh.com. Giliai liüdinti seima. „Sirdingai dékoju visiems giminéms ri artimiesiems, kurie meldèsi uz Aldonos sveikata irmüsy vaikams, zentams ir anükèliams kurie su didelia meile, su pasisventimu taip kruopsciai ir rüpestingai kasdiena priziurèjo savo Mama ri mociute siu praejusiu mety begyje. Dekoju Dievui uz suteikta laime, sia didelia mano gyvemimo dovana, u≥ tokia miela gyvenimo drauge ir zmona. Apsikabindavome, pasibuciuodavome, pasijuokdavome kartu, meiliai susikabine rankomis vaiksciojom stovykly takeliais ri ezero pakrantémis. Aldonos Sviesûs blondiniai plaukai zibejo sauluteje; jos zydrios mélynos akys ir sypsojancios lupos jaudindavo mano Sirdi. Iki pat paskutiniu valandy buvai mano grazuole. Bud¿, Tu buvai ri visada büsi mano amzinoji meile. Ilsékis ramybeje kol vel susitiksime ri apsikabinsime Dievo karalysteje.” Gintaras Donations in remembrance of Aldona J. Placas may be made to the „Lithuanian Scouts Assn – Camp Rakas“ (LSA – Camp Rakas) fund to support the Lithuanian scout camp that the family has enjoyed for sixty plus years, where our 52-year relationship journey began, our children grew up, and now our grandchildren are spending their summers. Donations can be mailed to the funeral home address or directly to the family members. We will forward your donations and names to the Camp Rakas committee. Thank you so much for remembering and honoring the wonderful lady we have had the great pleasure of calling our mother, our wife and our grandmother. God bless you. 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