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John C. Kreamcheck


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John C. Kreamcheck Obituary
John Kreamcheck Born: Jan. 7, 1926; Vestaburg, PA Died: Jan. 28,2014; McHenry, IL John Kreamcheck, age 88 of McHenry, IL passed away peacefully on January 28, 2014 after a brief illness. John was born January 7, 1926 in Vestaburg, PA. He served with the Marine Corp for 5 years and was a veteran of WW11. After his service, John attended the college of William and Mary where he played football and won All-Southern Honors. After college, he was drafted by the Chicago Bears where he played under George Halas from 1953-1955. John was regarded as one of the toughest defensive lineman of his time. After his football career, he served as a Chicago policeman until he retired in 1984. During his retirement years he enjoyed golfing, gardening, watching the stock market, and spending time at the bowling alley where he enjoyed having a good debate among good friends. John was a big man with an even bigger heart towards family and friends. He will be forever remembered and missed by many people who loved him. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Ann (the late Edward "Midge") Kreamcheck; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; his parents, Joseph and Mary (Lemonski) Kreamcheck; his brothers, Alec, Stanley, Peter, Walter "Buggs" and Edward "Midge" Kreamcheck; his sisters, Frances (Fritz) Santo, Estelle Kennedy and Margaret Prescott. A celebration of his life will be held in the near future. If you would like to be notified when there are more details please contact Steve/Lisa Kuna at johnk58info@gmail.com. Arrangements were handled by Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory, McHenry IL 815-385-0063
Published in the Northwest Herald from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, 2014
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