“Thank you so much for all your help with the funeral planning and the actual funeral. Everything was beautiful and could not have been more special or gone any smoother. It was comforting for our family to know that everything was going to be taken care of and that we would do my father-in-law justice with a very beautiful funeral. Thank you so much for that peace-of-mind. We could not have been more pleased with how everything turned out. You all are truly wonderful at what you do. I would never go anywhere else! (Although I’m hoping not to have to use your services for a very long time!) Thank you so much for everything.”
— L. H.
Daniel H. "Dan" Kawabata
December 10, 1985 - December 21, 2012
Daniel H. “Dan” Kawabata, age 27, a resident of Plainfield, IL, died Friday, December 21, 2012 at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, IL after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born December 10, 1985 in Chicago, IL.
Beloved husband of Jaclyn (nee Resendiz) Kawabata and loving, devoted father of Sophia Kawabata. Cherished son of Gary Kawabata of Naperville, IL and Krystyna (nee Pasieczna) Kawabata of Palatine, IL, dear brother of Jessica Kawabata, cherished grandson of Frances and the late Hideo Kawabata and Wladyslawa Pasieczna and the late Jan Pasieczny. He was the fond uncle of Andrew, Danny, Greyson and Adan, and dear nephew, cousin and friend to many.
Dan was a 2004 graduate of Plainfield Central High School. He was employed as a dock supervisor for Old Dominion Freight Lines in Chicago. Dan was an avid collector of comic books and a sports enthusiast with a deep affection for the Chicago Cubs.
Memorial Visitation Saturday, December 29, 2:00-5:00 P.M. at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road (Corner of Rt. 30 & 59), Plainfield.
Memorial Services will follow Saturday, 5:00 P.M. in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Education Fund for Sophia Kawabata c/o BMO-Harris Bank.