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Evelyn Ann (nee Stastny) Bazata

1922 - 2021

of Ingleside, Illinois


Evelyn A. Bazata, 98, a resident of Ingleside for more than 40 years, unexpectedly passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital.  She was born December 27, 1922, in Cicero.

A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Evelyn loved gathering her family at her home for annual, holiday get togethers.  An excellent cook and spectacular baker, she enjoyed feeding her family and friends and sending them home with care packages.

Survivors include her children, James “Jim” (Sarah) Bazata, Donna Budil, Jerry (Vicki) Bazata, and Linda Bazata; grandchildren, Dean and Mark (Heather) Bazata, and David (Ashley Garfield) and Aaron (Amy Means) Bazata; and great-grandchildren, Emma and Jacob Bazata.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; and brother, Joseph (Lorraine) Stastny.

A celebration of Evelyn’s life will be held at a later date.

To honor Evelyn’s favorite quote, “kindness to animals is the hallmark of human achievement,” memorials in her name to Save-A-Pet Adoption Center, PO Box 266, Grayslake, IL 60030,, or 847-740-7788 x108, are appreciated.  To honor Evelyn’s Czech heritage and her commitment to education, memorials to the Czech Society of America (CSA) Scholarship Fund, 2050 Finley Rd. Ste. 70, PO Box 249, Lombard, IL 60148, are also appreciated.


PO Box 266, Grayslake IL 60030
Tel: 1-847-740-7788

Czech Society of America (CSA) Scholarship Fund
2050 Finley Rd. Ste. 70; PO Box 249, Lombard IL 60148

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Richard Hoehne

April 25, 2021 8:59 PM

Our condolences the the family. Mrs Bazata was truly one of the nicest people I've had the honor of meeting.

Donna Budil

April 21, 2021 11:48 AM

In memory of my beautiful loving Mother who loved to watch the trees as the seasons changed.
Donna Budil

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Diane Michaels

April 19, 2021 12:24 PM

Donna, we're so sorry for your loss.  You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Diane, Jerry, George and Jessica

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April 15, 2021 6:36 PM

I'm deeply sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved mother. May you and yours
find comfort and healing in the beautiful memories. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.
Much love, Norine

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Kathy Madura

April 12, 2021 9:50 PM

Your Mom was always a bundle of energy! The love she had for all her family was ever present. So very sorry for your loss - may her memory be for a blessing.

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