August Petek
August Petek
  • March 20, 1931 - November 27, 2017
  • Countryside, Illinois

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In loving memory of August "Gusti" Petek Pocivaj v miru! Rest in peace.
August "Gus" (age 86) Beloved husband of Maria nee: Hozjan.Loving father of Paula (Kenneth) Schroeder, Angela (Joey) Pinter, Rose (James) Petrini and Michael Petek. Proud Dedek of Isabella, Flora, Jack Petrini, Clayton, and Monica Petek. Dearest brother of Helena and the late Josef. Uncle to many and a friend to all. Memorial visitation: Monday, December 11, 2017, at St. Mary Slovenian Mission Church 14246 Main St. Lemont, IL. 9:00 am until Mass at 10:00 am. Inurnment: Resurrection Cemetery. Luncheon to follow at the Slovenian Cultural Center. Info: 708-636-1200 or visit .In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Friends of St. Mary's for the benefit of the Slovenian Catholic Mission in the name of August "Gusti" & Maria Petek. Gusti was a proud member of both the Slovenian Catholic Mission and the Slovenian Catholic Center from their beginnings 23 years ago. He was an ever-present participant in the many events held in our Dom. He and his wife Marija were both dancers in the early folk dance group in the early days of the Slovenski Dom. Gusti was a long-standing member of the Prekmurje Social Klub. His easy smile and friendly chuckle will be missed by all. To his loving wife, Marija, and her family, we express our deepest condolences. Gusti, we will miss you. Nae globoke soalje...Memorial Visitation:Monday, December 11, 2017, 9:00 AM until start of Massat St. Mary Slovenian Catholic Mission, 14246 Main Street, Lemont, Illinois 60439. Mass of Christian Burial:Monday, December 11, 2017, 10:00 AM at St. Mary Slovenian Catholic Mission, 14246 Main Street, Lemont, Illinois 60439. Inurnment: Resurrection Cemetery Luncheon: to follow at the Slovenian Catholic Center.