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John Paul Rizek

September 10, 1940 August 17, 2019
John Paul Rizek
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Obituary for John Paul Rizek

John Paul Rizek, age 78, was born in Chicago on September 10, 1940 to his loving parents John and Catherine Rizek. After being raised on the west side of Chicago, he settled in Lisle-Naperville to raise his family. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by the loves of his life, his wife and 2 daughters, on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Edward Hospital in Naperville.

Cherished husband of Paulette Rizek, nee Hensel, wedded on March 29, 1969.

Beloved father of Stephanie Guttas of Naperville and Suzanne Rizek of Naperville.

Adored grandpa of Ryan John Rizek.

John graduated from Austin High School, class of 1958. He was an All State football player in high school, ran track, and played baseball. He was named athlete of the year by the Chicago Tribune. John attended the University of Illinois on a football scholarship. He played softball for the Jokers and semi-pro football for the Joliet Explorers. John retired as Director of Sales and Marketing for Servex, Inc. of Naperville. John was an avid life-long Cubs fan, enjoyed playing tennis and taking his grandson for walks and loved spending time with his girls-especially in his favorite vacation spot, St. Maarten.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to The Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Memorial Visitation: Tuesday, August 20th 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60540.

Additional memorial visitation: Wednesday, August 21st 9:30-10:30 AM at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1313 N. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60564.

Memorial Funeral service to follow at 10:30 AM at the church. Interment is private.

For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or www.friedrich-jones.com


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Memorial Visitation

Tuesday

20

Aug

4:00 PM 8/20/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/20/2019 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Memorial Visitation

Wednesday

21

Aug

9:30 AM 8/21/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 8/21/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Timothy Lutheran Church

1313 N. Mill Street
Naperville, IL 60563

St. Timothy Lutheran Church
1313 N. Mill Street Naperville 60563 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Wednesday

21

Aug

10:30 AM 8/21/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Timothy Lutheran Church

1313 N. Mill Street
Naperville, IL 60563

St. Timothy Lutheran Church
1313 N. Mill Street Naperville 60563 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project

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