Obituaries

Arlene A. Likovich

March 17, 1933 - March 21, 2021

Arlene A. Likovich, 88, a lifelong resident of Aurora passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born March 17, 1933, in Aurora the daughter of Albert F. and Lena (Bosseler) Frieders.

She attended Holy Angels Grade School and Madonna High School. She was united in marriage to Robert Likovich May 29, 1954 in Aurora, IL. 

After raising her four children, she worked at Sears for 24 years before retiring. 

Although she was an only child, family gatherings were a common event with many aunts, uncles, and cousins in attendance.

Some of her closest friends dated back to childhood and were like sisters to her throughout her life.

She will be greatly missed by her children, Donald (Laura Rindner) Likovich, Mary Kay Likovich, Kathleen Pfeister, Steven (Susan) Likovich, and two grandchildren, Katelyn (John) Dehm, and Lauren (Jared Buttry) Pfeister. 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Robert. 

Visitation will be held 3:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL. 

Funeral services will begin with prayers 10:00 A.M. Monday, March 29, 2021 from Moss Family Funeral Home before traveling to Annunciation Catholic Church, Aurora, IL to celebrate Mass at 10:30 A.M.  Interment will immediately follow the funeral Mass in Marywood Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to Joliet Area Community Hospice, the Salvation Army or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Guest Book

  • Pat McCarthy Dear Mary Kay and Family, I am so very sorry for your heartache in the loss of your sweet and beautiful Mother. I have such fond memories with Arlene from our sleepovers and wonderful times spent with the Likovich family during all our years growing up together. She was such a kind person and that time together has been a very important part of my life. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you grieve your beloved Mother. May you find peace in so many special memories. Much love, Pat
  • Mary and Craig Breyne Kathy and Family, We were so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your memories keep her spirit in your hearts!!
  • Sheila Marie Urton Donald, Mary Kay, Kathleen, Steven, Kate(John Paul) and Lauren(Jared), We extend our Sympathies on the passing of Arlene. A wonderful Mother, Mother-in-law and Grandmother. Know we are all with you in Spirit during this time. May God give you all comfort and love with the continued memories of her. We were so pleased to have her and the rest of you join the Dehm Family. You are all special to us. We are here!! Arlene is now joined with her Husband and her Loving Father. She is probably having a nice reunion with our Husband, Dad and Grandpa/ Papa. We love you all and still keep you in our prayers. Judy, Sheila Marie & Brent Urton, Danielle Marie and Wyatt Catherine Anne Dehm & Scott Hoyt Suzanne Marie & Justin Watson, Nolan Ryan, Jackson Douglass & Deacon Robert
  • Joan Frieders You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Arlene was a very special person. Dave talked about how she used to babysit him and how special she was to him. Dave and I always enjoyed our visits with Arlene and the times we got together at the golf club for dinner. She will be greatly missed. Love, Joan
  • Father Richard Kramer Dear Family Members of Arlene, Your Mom was the child of Albert and Lena Frieders. Albert was a first cousin of my Dad, Raymond Kramer. So Arlene would be a relative of mine. I see that she will be buried from Annunciation Church and buried there in the cemetery. All of my paternal relatives are also buried there, including a lot of the Frieders family members. I will remember your dear Mom at my Masses and in my prayers....and all of you who remain to mourn her passing. May she rest in peace!
  • Jack Currie It's always tough to lose a loved one. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mary Kay and her family during this time of need. May you find peace and love in the Lord as you remember the good times with your mom.
  • Ron Lenert Arlene & I have been friends since meeting in Holy Angels Kindergarten in 1938 -- and she was a cousin of my dear wife Rosemary. Life without Arlene will be very strange. My prayers to all her family; I know she doesn't need them. Ron
  • Lynn Robinson Arlene’s kindness and humor will be missed. My prayers and condolences to the Likovich, Frieders and Pfeister families.
  • Jeff Dieser Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
  • Annie and Janice We are both so moved to hear of Arlene’s passing. We send our prayers and good thoughts to Don and the Likovich and Pfeister families. She left her love behind in each of you.