Janese Lynn Galuszka, age 62, of Round Lake Beach, died Friday, October 24, 2014, at Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest.
She was born April 19, 1952 in Chicago to Fredrick and Ilene (Fredrickson) Kramer. Raised in Franklin Park, Janese graduated with the Class of 1970 from East Leyden High School. On August 1, 1970, she married Thomas E. Galuszka at St. Gertrude Church in Franklin Park.
Janese began her career in food service, first at the Fred Harvey Oasis, and later at Six Flags in Gurnee. After working in food service, she changed to a career as a pharmacy technician. Janese was employed in the pharmacy first at Weiboldt’s, followed by Perry Drug Store in Round Lake Beach, then Osco Drugs in Round Lake Beach.
Janese was a former member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Franklin Park. A doting grandmother, she loved to dance, and especially enjoyed ballroom dancing. Ceramics was another of her favorite pastimes.
Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Thomas; three children, Thomas Jr. (Janice) Galuszka, Amy (Michael) Cochran, and Edwin (Donna) Fugate; grandchildren, Emily, Brooke, Jillian, Gabrielle, Lindsey, Alexie, Nichole, William, and Eleanor; sisters, Kerry Rowe, Alice (Dan) Piergies, Holly Kramer, and Tracy Kramer; and her mother-in-law, Emily Galuszka.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Kimball and Erwin; and her father-in-law, Thaddeus.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073. Visitation will resume on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 510 N. Cedar Lake Road, Round Lake, IL 60073. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. at the church.
The cremation rite will be accorded privately.
Her family suggests memorials to the Immune Deficiency Foundation, 40 West Chesapeake Avenue, Suite 308, Towson, Maryland 21204.
For information, please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.
Janese Lynn Galuszka nee Kramer, age 62, of Round Lake Beach and formerly of Franklin Park, at rest October 24, 2014. Pharmacy technician at Osco Drugs in Round Lake Beach. Beloved wife of Thomas. Loving mother of Thomas Jr. (Janice) Galuszka, Amy (Michael) Cochran, and Edwin (Donna) Fugate. Cherished grandmother of Emily, Brooke, Jillian, Gabrielle, Lindsey, Alexie, Nichole, William, and Eleanor. Fond sister of Kerry Rowe, Alice (Dan) Piergies, Holly Kramer, Tracy Kramer, the late Kimball and the late Erwin; and loving daughter-in-law of Emily Galuszka and the late Thaddeus. Resting at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073. Visitation Tuesday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visitation resumes Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 510 N. Cedar Lake Road, Round Lake, IL 60073. 11 a.m. funeral service at church. Cremation rite private. Memorials to Immune Deficiency Foundation, 40 West Chesapeake Avenue, Suite 308, Towson, Maryland 21204. INFO: 847-546-3300, or visit www.justenfh.com.