Jerry Simek, Jr.

Obituary for Jerry Simek, Jr.

September 10, 1946 - July 24, 2019
Burr Ridge, Illinois | Age 72


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.



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