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Hanna Wurzer - 93

10/30/1924 - 3/21/2018

Olympia Fields

Hanna Wurzer, age 93, long time resident of Chicago Heights and Olympia Fields, departed this life on March 21, 2018. She was born on October 30, 1924 in Bavaria. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Dr. Andreas Wurzer. Hanna is survived by her daughter Dr. Andrea J. (Arthur McKechnie) Wurzer and her son Ralph Wurzer. She was known as Oma to her three loving grandchildren, Angela, Emily and Andrew Wurzer. Hanna worked for many years in her husband’s veterinary clinic as receptionist and accountant. She was devoted to her family and many friends and in her spare time, Hanna loved to cook and entertain. She and her husband traveled extensively to many exotic destinations. Hanna was a long-time member of Infant Jesus of Prague Catholic Church. She was proud to admit to attending the same school, while growing up in Bavaria, as Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI). A visitation will be held at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Thursday March 29th from 9:00 AM until time of funeral service at 12:00 Noon. Burial Private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the animal rescue of your choice would be appreciated by the Wurzer family. For further service information, contact 708-481-9230 or

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