Mildred Manacek nee Kostelny born September 28, 1924 passed away October 1, 2015. Beloved daughter of Julia & Stephen Kostelny. Beloved wife and best friend to the late Edward Manacek. Cherished mother to Julianne Groh ( Gary), Marianne Piraro ( Andy) and Edward Manacek Junior (Gayle). Loving nana to Christopher, Eric (Stacy), Sara (Nathan), Matthew (Laura), and Mitchell (Sarah). Loving great nana to Blake, Taylor, and Marlowe. Fond sister in- law to Ann Schatz (Ernie), and the late Michael Maniacek ( Mary Ann). Cofounder of the long running business E&M provisions and Elegance in Meats. Active participant in PTA, brownies, cub scouts and church youth groups. Past member of Trinity Slovak Lutheran church in Chicago. A women who will be remembered for her strength, caring and style. All funeral services were held privately and entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium. A celebration of Millie’s life will be held at 95 Legacy Lane Wheeling, Illinois on Tuesday October 6, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm.