CORTLAND – John Szot, 66, of Cortland, Ill., died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb.|
Born July 24, 1947, in Chicago, the son of Walter and Anna (Wojtowicz) Szot, John was a mechanic at Celozzi-Ettleson Cadillac in Hodgkins for several years. He was an avid golfer, bowler and enjoyed watching NASCAR races.
He is survived by his sons, Michael of Sycamore, Jamie of Charlotte, N.C., and Bradley of Villa Park; grandsons, Nicolas and Jayson; brother, Ralph of Mississippi; sister, Mary Petricig of Sugar Grove; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Edwin and Martin; and sisters, Rita Murphy and Patricia Kick.
A visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Anderson Funeral Home, DeKalb. Cremation is by Anderson Funeral Home Crematory.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the John Szot Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115.
For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Apr. 23, 2014