John “Jack” Molidor
Jack Molidor, 90, passed away after a short stay at Condell Hospital on November 11, 2020. He was born on May 10, 1930, in Waukegan, Illinois, the son of Joseph and Gertrude (Collins) Molidor.
Jack lived his whole life on Lincoln Avenue growing up at 108 until building his own home at 7 Lincoln Avenue where he resided until his death. Jack attended Campion Jesuit High School in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin and finished at Grant High School in Fox Lake, Illinois. He married Yvonne De St. Sauveur on May 10, 1952. He enlisted in the US Naval Reserves in 1954 where he served for 4 years. Jack was active in his beloved town of Round Lake serving as a volunteer firefighter for many years. He was a Round Lake Trustee, held an officer position on the Round Lake Chamber of Commerce and served on the Police and Fire Commission. He worked in sales with Metropolitan Life Insurance before establishing his own brokerage firm, Molidor Insurance Agency, where he served the community for over 30 years.
In addition to his parents, Jack was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Yvonne (2017) and his brother, Gerald Molidor, Sr. Surviving are his children Therese Molidor of Gurnee, Denise (John) Bailey of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Peter (Sandra) Molidor of Ingleside, IL and Gregory (Teri) Molidor of Johnsburg, IL; Seven grandchildren: Caitlin (Patrick) Worthen, Brett (Jessica) Bailey, Colton (Katie) Bailey, Tyler Molidor, Matteson Molidor, Ashley Molidor, and Jon Molidor as well as two great grandchildren, Evelyn James, and Ella Rose Bailey. Brother, Joel (Patti) Molidor, sisters, Janet (Ted) Stefaniak, Jeanne (the late Robert) Kristan and Mary Jo (Tom) Lucas and sister-in-law, Margarete Molidor as well as many nieces and nephews.
A viewing will take place on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Justen Funeral Home, 222 Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. There will be a funeral mass on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 9:30am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Round Lake and burial immediately following at St. Joseph Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
In accordance with public gathering restrictions, attendees are expected to wear a mask and observe social distancing. The funeral home staff will monitor capacity limits and allow up to 25 people in at a time.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Justen Funeral Home in Round Lake. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends and loved one’s may share memories of John on his tribute wall.