Jerry Simek, Jr.

  • Born: September 10, 1946
  • Died: July 24, 2019
  • Location: Burr Ridge, Illinois

Russo's Hillside Chapels

4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162
Tel. 708.449.5300

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Jerry by adding your memories and photos.

Jerry Simek, Jr. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 while surrounded by his loving family at the age of 72 in the tranquility of his own home. Beloved husband of Judith L. nee Roser for a loving 52 years. Devoted Father of Jerry A. (Lauren). Loving Son of Jarmila nee Rybar and the Late Jaroslav Simek. Fond Grandfather of Jerry A. Jr., and Jenna. Dear Brother of Frank (Susan). Dear Brother in Law of Albert J. Roser, Jr. and James F. (Donna) Roser. Dear Uncle of James, John, Leanne, Sarah and Daniel. Dear Great Uncle to many. Jerry will most be remembered working for the Cicero Police Department from 1967 as a Police Officer and retiring as a Sergeant in 1997. He was also a member of F.O.P and Member of I.P.A and will always be remembered by many as Uncle Jer. Then Jerry was a member of the Riggers/Machinery Movers Local 136 for 15 years. As a young man Jerry also served in the United States Coast Guard from 1966 to 1971. He also loved Hunting, Fishing, Snowmobiling and Playing Soccer. Jerry was a mentoring Soccer Coach for his son Jerry and many other young athletes. His latest and largest passion was spending time playing with his Grandchildren. Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Russo's Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 (Located between Mannheim and Wolf Road). Funeral to follow Monday, July 29, 2019 from Russo's Hillside Chapels at 9:30 a.m. proceeding to St. John Of The Cross Church, 5505 Wolf Road, Western Springs, Illinois. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated promptly at 11:00 a.m. Interment will remain Private. For additional information call (708) 449-5300. Please visit Jerry's personal tribute website at and sign his guestbook.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My deepest sympathy

Posted by My deepest sympathyBob Hinz - Englewood, FL - Friend   August 01, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Simek family. Though I hadn't seen Jerry in years, I'll never forget what a kind and generous man he was. May he rest in peace.

Posted by Gerri Salvatore - Cicero, IL - Friend   July 28, 2019

Sorry for your loss...may he rest in eternal peace

Posted by Jesus Sandoval - Cicero, IL - Friend   July 28, 2019

I am so very sorry to the Simek family for their loss.A great friend who was like a brother to me especially up at deer camp. The morning talks while everybody else was still sleeping are some of the memories I won't forget. Our moments we shared I will miss you very much and you will always in my thoughts .

Posted by Mike Chiappetta    July 27, 2019

Hi Judy. Frankie alerted me to this site. I was so surprised to see that Jerry had passed. I'm so sorry. He was a great guy! I have so many great memories of him and Ronnie.

Posted by Carol Troha-Ebeling - Whitestone, NY - Friend   July 26, 2019

My sincere condolences go out to the entire Simek family. May your clouds of sorrow be eventually overcome by rays of sunny memories. Jim Paychl Ret. Berwyn FD

Posted by Jim Paychl - Henderson, NV - Acquaintance   July 26, 2019

OMG....I'm so sorry to hear the passing of the "ADMIRAL" he was the Best Sergeant ever at the Cicero Police Department. We had so much fun and laughs on Midnights together. My prayers go out to Judy, Jerry and the rest of the family. I'm back working in Cicero again and wish you were here, we talk about you often and miss you all the time. Love to you All.

Posted by Lisa Seno - Oswego,IL, IL - Coworker   July 26, 2019

Dear Judy
Our hearts are with you. he lived a wonderful life our sympathies for you and your family❤
Torres Family

Posted by Lea Torres - Stickney, IL - Friend   July 26, 2019

Jerry, you will be remembered by many, but most as a Cicero Police Officer. You were a great partner to many, mentor to many, and an all around stand up person. Your sense of humor and smirky smile at the department was one of your standout features, but the love of your job in making sure things were done right will be remembered by all. Rest In Peace.

Posted by Mark Dorko - Charlotte, NC - Coworker   July 26, 2019

Dear Judi, I'm so sorry for the loss of your husband. I lost mine a year ago this July and know how devastated you are. I will pray for him, you and the rest of the family. Just keep putting one foot in front of the other, one step at a time. It isn't easy, but you just have to try and stay strong. I'm so so sorry. My condolences, Pam McGrath Colasurdo

Posted by Pam Mc Grath Colasurdo - New Milford, NJ - Classmate   July 25, 2019

Rip Brother Simek it was a pleasure working with you on midnights you were missed after you retired.Now you can patrol the heavens.You were one of the last supervisors who was a policeman policemen.Take care and save me a spot next to you.

Posted by Wally Wirack - Cicero, IL - Coworker   July 25, 2019

My heart & prayers are with you Judi, my bff & Jerry, Lauren, Jerry Jr. & Jenna. Remembering the good times will keep Jerry's memory alive in our heart's forever. He loved you all so very much. Love, Brenda Connerty

Posted by brenda Connerty - cicero, IL - Friend   July 25, 2019

We are so sad to hear of the passing of Jerry. We will keep everyone in our prayers

Posted by Rob & Jennifer Bloniarz - Perronville, MI - Family Friend   July 25, 2019

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