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George J. Gniadek Naperville – 01/06/2018

July 1, 1931 – January 6, 2018

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George John Gniadek, 86, of Woodridge, passed away peacefully January 6, 2018. Born July 1, 1931 in Chicago, IL., George spent his entire life in the Chicago area except for 3 years, 1950-1953, when Sergeant Gniadek served our country as a US Army medic during the Korean War.

“I will love and honor you all the days of my life…” were words he lived by for the love of his life, Arlene (nee Frew). They celebrated 61 years of marriage and together raised 6 children. George was a loving father to Glenn (Sandy) Gniadek, Wayne Gniadek, Gail (Leonard) Tromp, Wendy (Scott) Doornbos, Karen (Frank) Nowaczyk and Kevin (fiancé Karen) Gniadek. Proud Grandfather to: Tony, Kim, Stacey, Eric, Sarah, Amy, Molly, Frank Jr., Nicholas, Kyle and Eric and proud Great-Gandfather to: Brynn, Trey and Eleanor.

George was very proud of his long career as a gas station maintanence and repairman for Amoco, Peter J. Hartmann and Hauck Oil. Eventually starting his own repair business in 1981, he owned and operated George’s Maintanence Service until his retirement in 2012.

Family was everything to George, our dad, and it brought him great joy when everyone was together. He will always be in our thoughts and forever in our hearts.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Heartland Hospice in honor of George Gniadek. Checks can be mailed to: 1010 Executive Drive, Suite 200, Westmont, Illinois 60559.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Plymouth Congregational Church, 24022 W. Lockport Street, Plainfield, IL., between 4:00 and 7:00 PM, with a Memorial Service from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. Inurnment will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 20953 West Hoff Road, Elwood, Illinois.

Cremation provided by Care Memorial Cremation 8230 South Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview IL 60455 and Care Cremation Center 515 Anderson Drive, Romeoville IL 60446. For more information call 866-912-9822 or visit us online at carememorialcremation.com