Gerald F. Bouska, 64, Proviso East graduate

Gerald “Jerry” Bouska, 64, died on Feb. 6, 2007.

Bouska was a resident of west Chicago and previously lived in Forest Park and Berwyn, Ill. He attended Proviso East High School and served in the Army for two years, from 1964 to 1966.

Bouska retired from the automotive department of Sears Holdings Corp., formerly Sears Roebuck and Co.

He enjoyed fishing and golfing.

Bouska was married to Jacqueline W. Bouska (Chrapla) for 40 years, and is the father of two sons, Gerald G. and Douglas Bouska; two sisters, Martha Bouska and Marlene Marlott; a grand-daughter, Lillian; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services were held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 27034 S. Diagonal Road, Elwood, Ill. Kopicki’s Heritage Funeral Home, 3117 South Oak Park Ave., Berwyn, Ill., handled the arrangements.