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David Charles Lifka


August 29, 2019 | View PDF

David Charles Lifka, 78, of Clarendon Hills passed away Aug. 21, 2019.

He was a graduate of Morton High School in Cicero and received his pharmacy degree from Drake University. He became a permanent deacon in the Catholic church after his religious studies at Illinois Benedictine College (St. Procopius Abbey). He was the former deacon of Notre Dame Church in Clarendon Hills.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Louanne Marie Lifka, nee Sladky.

He is survived by his wife, Judi; his children, David Andrew, Christopher Louis (Tamara), Matthew Joseph (Jeannie) and Phillip Thomas (Stacy); his grandchildren, Lindsay Marie, Tyler Louis, Phillip Charles, Matthew Philip, Adam Chamberlin, Nathan Arthur, Justin David, Andrew Thomas, Hailey Anne and Elizabeth Mary; and his brother, Thomas.

Services were held Aug. 26 at Notre Dame Church in Clarendon Hills.

Interment was at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online to the Alzheimer’s Association at

Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.


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