Edmund J. Kedzierzawski
Johnsburg – Edmund J. Kedzierzawski, age 87, of Johnsburg, died Saturday, February 9, 2008 at his home.
He was born February 24, 1920, in Hamtramck, Michigan to Casmir and Mary (Wisniewski) Kedzierzawski.
Formerly of Island Lake, Edmund moved to Johnsburg in 2003. He was employed as a baker for Interstate Brands Bakery for over 28 years.
He was an Army Veteran, serving during World War II. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater in which he received two bronze battle stars.
He was a member of St. Peter Church in Volo. His involvement with the church was very important to him, he was very devoted to his faith.
Edmund was also an exceptional grandpa; his life was his grandkids. He helped chauffeur them to school and their after school events, and attended their sports events. He was an eternal optimist with never a negative thing to say. He was disabled but never allowed himself to believe he was handicapped by this. He also enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include his children, Frances “Fran” (Paul) Palesh of McHenry and Margaret “Margie” (Pat) Kinney of Johnsburg; four grandchildren, Joshua, Annemarie, Zachary, and Timothy Kinney; and a sister, Irene Kedzierzawski of Sterling Heights, Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his wife Anna on February 5, 1978; a brother, Stanley Kedzierzawski; and his parents.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2008, at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm Street, McHenry, IL 60050.
Visitation will continue on Wednesday, February 13, from 8:30 a.m. until 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church in Volo.
Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence the family suggest memorials to the American Diabetes Association, 30 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2015, Chicago, IL 60602; or to Catholic Charities.
For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com.