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David R. Zurek

April 29, 1949 - May 12, 2017

David R. Zurek, age 68, a lifelong resident of Chicago, IL, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 12, 2017 at his home. He was born April 29, 1949 in Chicago, IL.  

Devoted son of the late John W. and Anna (nee Bula) Zurek, beloved brother of Dennis (Jean) Zurek of Pebble Beach, CA, Philip Zurek of Reddington Shores, FL and John W. (Sandra) Zurek of Plainfield, loving uncle of Andrea and Aric Zurek; Jeffrey Zurek; John D., Alec D. and Frances A. Zurek, great-uncle of McKenzie and Felicity.  

Dave grew up in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood, attended St. Roman Grade School and was a graduate of St. Ignatius High School. He earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Northeastern College in Chicago and worked for many years at Zurich Insurance and CNA Insurance.  

Funeral Information

Visitation Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.  

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, May 17, 10:00 AM at  St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd, Naperville, IL 60563, (630) 355-8980.

Interment: Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to: American Heart Association /American Stroke Association, 208 S. LaSalle St., Ste 1500, Chicago, IL 60604,  (312) 346-4675,

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American Heart Association /American Stroke Association

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