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Anton J. Prochaska Sr.

January 10, 1948 - July 16, 2017

Anton J. Prochaska, Sr., age 69, a resident of Plainfield, IL since 1979, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL.  He was born January 10, 1948 in Chicago.

Beloved husband of Marjorie S. “Marge” Prochaska (nee Tauscher), loving father of Toni Prochaska of Plainfield and Anton “A.J.” Prochaska, Jr. of Kalamazoo, MI, devoted son of the late Joseph and Blanche Prochaska, dear brother of Claudette (Robert) Molloy of Manhattan, IL and friend of many.

Anton grew up on Chicago’s South Side and was a graduate of Kelly High School. A local truck driver, Anton was a longtime employee of Consolidated Freightways, Chicago and a member of the Chicago Truck Drivers Union (CTDU).  He enjoyed gardening, fishing and loved his dogs.

Funeral Information

Private graveside services will be held at Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, Aurora, IL.

Arrangements by Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Plainfield, IL.

For more information, please call (815) 436-9221.

Donations Information

For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Anton's life, memorials can be made to: Will County Humane Society, 24109 Seil Rd., Shorewood, IL 60404, (815) 741-0695,

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