John L. Rosiak
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John L. Rosiak
  • July 17, 1951 - July 23, 2017
  • Creve Coeur, Illinois

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CREVE COEUR - John L. Rosiak, age 66, of Creve Coeur passed, away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at 11:13 p.m. at his home.
He was born July 17, 1951, in Peoria to George and Vivian (Usgaard) Rosiak. He married Brenda Rowe on July 28, 1973, in East Peoria. She survives along with three children, Phil (René) Rosiak of East Peoria, Jeff (Jamie) Rosiak of Washington, Jenny (Kevin) Yates of Chillicothe; five grandchildren, Dylan, Ellie, Cole, Jada, Ashley; and one sister, Gail (Allen) Rasmussen of International Falls, MN.
John was a United States Army veteran serving as a medic from 1968 through 1971 in Vietnam. Following his time in the Army, he worked at Caterpillar Inc. for 30 years, retiring in 2003.
He was a member of FCYA Baseball in Creve Coeur, helped coach basketball at Parkview School in Creve Coeur, was very active in the Creve Coeur Jaycees, was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed playing pool on leagues out of Lucky Break.
John's greatest joy was spending time with his family, whether it was fishing, dance and tumbling recitals or sporting events. He was always there for his family, friends and community.
He loved dancing and music. He was also very proud of his country.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017, at the Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the funeral home. Pastor Jeff Lashley will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in Fondulac Cemetery following the services.
Memorials may be made to the Greater Peoria Honors Flight Program.
You may view John's obituary online at www.RemmertFuneralHome.com.