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      Glendora Banquets
     10225 S. Harlem Ave.
   Chicago Ridge, Illinois  60415

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     10225 S. Harlem Ave.
Chicago Ridge, Illinois  60415

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Welcome to "Let's Polka U.S.A. Club".    We are a group of people who are passionate about Polka music.    All our events are posted and you are welcome to join us in the festivities.
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Norb Ciesla Obituary
Norb Ciesla Life Story
Norb Ciesla Life Story
To all Let's Polka U.S.A. Members and Friends, 

Most of you have already heard that my father, "Father Norb" passed away on January 1, 2021.  He was in tremendous pain.  He said he lived a wonderful life and appreciated all the fun, laughter and friendships over the years.   

I, (Bob Ciesla) would like to thank all of you for being part of the club and being his friend.   He loved Polka music and being a part of this successful club.   He would always share stories and tell me how great the bands and the dances were.   Everything from Chet's bonfire, to Pulaski Days to the great people at Glendora Banquets and the PolkaJammer show with Richie Gomulka.   He loved to partner with the I.P.A. for the annual dance.

He would tell me about all of you and he would always say every member is an important person.  My life situation did not allow me to attend many of the dances, but I was able to hear all about it (actually watch it all on video), in almost real-time on YouTube.    

Norb taught me a lot about the importance of friendships.  Below are 2 blue buttons.   The left button is Norb's Obituary and the right button is a short presentation of Norb's Life Story.  The funeral director asked me what Norb would want for the wake.   I said, "if there was no covid, he would have a band in that room."   Covid has changed a lot of the rules.   If you plan on attending the wake, please make sure you are properly protected with a mask, etc.    If you are unable to attend, we completely understand.   Safety first!!!!   In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to St. Jude's Medical Research.   The link is on the bottom of the obituary.

It was a pleasure meeting all of you and thank you for your kindness.

Sincerely,   Bob Ciesla    
Norb Ciesla a.k.a. Father Norb

February 6, 1936 -
January 1, 2021