In Memory of




Obituary for Francis R. Radke

Frank R. Radke 79. “Deputy Chief Radke” of Edison Park. Retired C.P.D. for 40 years, at rest Saturday, July 29, 2023. Beloved husband of Joanne nee Silarski. Loving father of Jennifer (Joel) Kiedaisch and Peter. Beloved son of the late Francis and the late Eleanor. Cherished grandfather of Jackson, Charles and Brady. Dear brother of Eleanor (Michael) Kanis, James (Nina) and Thomas (Kyle). Fond cousin, uncle and great uncle to many. Visitation Wednesday, August 2nd from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Cumberland Chapels (FRIEL FUNERAL DIRECTORS) 8300 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge. Funeral Services Begin: Thursday 9:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home and will proceed to St. Paul of the Cross Church, Park Ridge. Funeral Mass 10:00 A.M., The Committal Service, with Military Honors will take place at the Acacia Park Cemetery. Should friends desire, Memorials in Frank’s name to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation would be appreciated at,