John C. Kriwiel
John C. Kriwiel
  • January 26, 1954 - November 10, 2017
  • Downers Grove, Illinois

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John Chester Kriwiel (age63) passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Friday November 10, 2017 at Chicago Ridge Nursing Home. John was born on January 26, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Mary (nee: Amato) Kriwiel. Survivors include John's sisters Darlene Kriwiel, Marilyn (Jeffrey) Kneiss, Patricia (Ralph) Stateman, Joanne (Lyle) Warchol, and his twin brother James (April) Kriwiel. John was a special uncle to: Robert Kneiss (Fran Roesner), Julie (Brad) Horton, Laura Kneiss, Linda (Aaron) Baker, Glen (Marcie) Stateman, Brad (Lyuda) Stateman, Tonya (Jeff) Nattsas, Tina (Joel) Revor, Michelle (Mike) Smith, Kevin (Rose) Warchol, and Mary Warchol (Luke Wheeler).Cherished Great Uncle of 15, and a friend to all. John was a 1972 graduate of Brother Rice High School. He was a long time employee of Carson Pirie Scott. His hobby was writing poems, jokes, and puns, some of which were recognized by Readers Digest and the Chicago Tribune, among others. He truly will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Memorial Visitation will be held Tuesday November 28, 2017 at Chapel Hill Gardens South Funeral Home and Cemetery 11333 South Central Ave. Oak Lawn, IL. from 10am until time of chapel funeral service at 12noon. Inurnment: will immediately follow.In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family, to be given to John's favorite charities.