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Eugene J. Tezak Obituary
Tezak, Eugene J. "Jidge" Age 96, at rest Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at the Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, WA. Loving father of William E. (Judy), Eugene P. 'Skip' (Jan) and Douglas E. (Kerry) Tezak; dearest grandfather of Eric, Leslie (Tim) Padavic, great-granddaughters, Samantha and Hannah Padavic; two brothers, Robert (Betty) and Donald (Nancy) Tezak; sister-in-law, Lorraine (late Ralph) Drumm; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his wife, Willetta J. "Billie" (nee Boseo) Tezak; parents, John A. and Jean M. (nee Ditchman) Tezak; and one brother, Richard (Josephine) Tezak. Eugene was born in Joliet and resided in Poulsbo, WA, for the past six years. He was a graduate of St. Joseph grade school, Joliet Catholic High School where he was part of the 1934 National Catholic Championship Basketball Team, Joliet Junior College and Worsham College (1938). He also was an active member in the Joliet Evening Lions Club and was District Governor. Gene was a licensed Funeral Director, owned and operated Burbank Flower House for three decades and after his retirement he worked many years for the Tezak Funeral Home. A Celebration of Eugene's life will begin on Friday November 16, 2012 at 9:30a.m. with prayers at the funeral home chapel, then moving in procession to St. Joseph Church Joliet for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10a.m. Entombment will be at Resurrection Mausoleum, Romeoville. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 to 8p.m. at Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life. Obituary and Tribute Wall for Eugene J. Tezak at www.tezakfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to:
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Published in The Herald-News on Nov. 14, 2012
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