Private Services for Norbert R. Zych, 81, of Palatine, were held for the family at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery in Palatine. A Memorial Service will be held at a future date.

He was born August 13, 1938 and died at home, May 4, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.

Norbert is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sandra Zych (nee Sajewski); children and grandchildren, Mark, Diana, and Kendall Zych; Melissa, Rob, Hayden, Connor, Bella and Alice McDonald; Brian Zych; Jeff Zych, Melanie DeLorenzo, Serapheim, Fiona and Samuel Zych; brother, Gerald (Madonna) Zych; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, John and Bernice (nee Szeszol) Zych; brother, Leonard (Elaine) Zych and Robert (Patricia) Zych.
Norbert worked for IBM Corporation for 40 years and is a U.S. Navy veteran.

Memorial donations may be made to the Sarcoma Foundation of America, P.O. Box 98160, Washington, DC 20090-8160 or visit