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William James Sawicki

August 26, 1936 November 26, 2019
William James Sawicki
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Obituary for William James Sawicki

William James Sawicki, age 83 of Plainfield, formerly of Palos Park, IL passed away peacefully, Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Harbor Chase of Plainfield, surrounded by his family. He was born August 26, 1936 in Harvey, IL to his loving late parents, William and Irene Sawicki.

Beloved wife of Theresa B. Sawicki, nee Koronkiewicz, wedded on June 14, 1958.

Adored father of Suzanne (Daniel) Hester of Plainfield, IL.

Dearest brother of the late Ronald Sawicki and Sandra Polizzi.

Dear uncle of Colleen Polizzi, Mary Ellen Kennedy, and Scott Sawicki.

Bill graduated in 1954 from St. Bonaventure High School, Sturtevant, WI and University of Wyoming in 1958, on a full baseball scholarship. Following college, Bill was drafted into the Army and proudly served his Country. He spent 16 years working for the Wisconsin Steel Company before it closed. Following his career with the steel company, he owned and operated Motra Transmission shops for many years. Bill enjoyed baseball, and was once scouted to play for the Cubs. He and Terry spent many vacations traveling Europe, Canada, and the Bahamas.

Visitation: Monday, December 2nd 3:00-8:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Rd., (Corners of Rt. 30 & Rt. 59) Plainfield, IL 60544.

Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, December 3rd 10:30 AM at St. Mary Immaculate Church, 15629 S. RT 59, Plainfield, IL 60544.

Interment with full military honors will follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. For more information, please call 815-436-9221 or www.overman-jones.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

2

Dec

3:00 PM 12/2/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/2/2019 8:00:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Closing Prayers

Tuesday

3

Dec

9:45 AM 12/3/2019 9:45:00 AM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday

3

Dec

10:30 AM 12/3/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Immaculate Parish

15629 S. Route 59
Plainfield, IL 60544

St. Mary Immaculate Parish
15629 S. Route 59 Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Final Resting Place

20953 W Hoff Rd
Elwood, IL 60421

20953 W Hoff Rd Elwood 60421 IL
United States
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