Julia Risko, age 92, of Wonder Lake, died Sunday, December 3, 2006 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Crystal Lake.
She was born August 17, 1914 in Hungary to Joseph and Julia Veti.
A summer resident of Wonder Lake since 1957, Julia and her husband became permanent residents in 1971.
Her passion was cooking and being with family. She was good friend to many, membership in clubs made up her life. She enjoyed playing bingo at Christ the King Church and McHenry Township Senior Center. She was a member of the Wonder Lake Senior Citizen Club.
Survivors include two children, Arline (Chester) Bahrke of Wonder Lake, John (Jayne) Risko of Stayton, OR.; five grandchildren, Gary (Diane) Bahrke, Lori (Brent) Lanz, John (Connie) Risko, Terri (Joseph) Johnson, Greg Bahrke; eight great grandchildren, Jesse, Zachary, Gabriel, Jamie, Chad, Eric, Wyatt and Alex.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Risko on Dec. 26, 1998; and her parents.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Thursday, December 7, 2006 at Justen’s Wonder Lake Funeral Home, 7611 Hancock Drive, Wonder Lake, IL 60097.
The funeral blessing will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 7, at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Christ The King Cemetery, Wonder Lake.
Memorials in her name to Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders, 4709 Golf Road, Suite 1015, Skokie, IL 60076, would be appreciated by the family.
For further information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com