Edward J. Halicki, 93, died Dec. 27, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark., after a lengthy illness. He was a longtime resident of Prospect Heights, Ill., and had been a resident of Cherokee Village, Ark., for the last 40 years.
He was employed by the Chicago Transit Authority early in his career and later owned and operated several business ventures. He is survived by: his companion, Alice Benson of Cherokee Village; his daughters, Corinne (Robert) Bartlett of Punta Gorda, Fla.; Diane (Lyle) Winkler of Wauconda, Ill., and Lynn (Warren) Boyer of Crystal Lake, Ill.; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: his wife, Josephine; and his granddaughter, Laurie Bartlett. Arrangements were made under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home of Hardy.