Edward Lawrence Herbeck, Jr., 85, lifelong resident of the South Side of Chicago, passed away September 27, 2017. Beloved husband of Luciene D., nee Rimsza; loving father of Elaine Macias, Diane Herbeck (Dickson Diamond, MD), Edward Herbeck, Ill (Mark Lavin), Corrine (James) Rodriguez, Tony Herbeck, Dan (Karen) Herbeck and Thom (Gracie) Herbeck; cherished grandfather of Holly, Alex, Adriana, Jacob, Lucas, Daniel, Otto and Penny; dearest brother of Jeanne Caliendo (John Harrington) and the late Lucille (the late Charles) Fitzpatrick; adored close cousin of the late Babe (the late Jim) O'Donnell, Tiny (the late Chuck) Herbeck and Doris Flanagan; dear brother in law of Tony (Elaine) Rimsza, Ronald Rimsza and Vivian (Joe) Liszek; fond uncle of many.
Ed was a devoted fan of the Chicago White Sox and University of Notre Dame athletics. He was a man of great faith and humility. His selfless character always put others first, especially his family.
Resting at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, where family and friends will gather on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 3 to 9 p.m. Funeral Monday, Oct. 2, 10:15 a.m., at chapel, to St. Richard Church, 5032 S. Kostner Ave., Chicago. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Burial with Military Honors to follow, 2:15 p.m., at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607, www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/donate
Please visit EDWARD LAWRENCE HERBECK BOOK OF MEMORIES to express your thoughts or share your stories in the online guest book, visit www.chapelc.com or www.facebook.com/centralchapel. Info., 773-581- 9000.