CRYSTAL LAKE – Stan Burkat, 61, of Crystal Lake, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at home.
He was born April 30, 1952, in Chicago, to Walter and Helen Burkat. He married Valerie Zachwieja on April 11, 1975, in Arlington Heights.
He was employed at Burkat Design.
Survivors include his wife, Valerie; a son, Jordan; a daughter, Michelle (fiancé Chris Delli); a granddaughter, Hailee Lynn; his mother, Helen Burkat-Pogorzelska; his sisters, Teresa (Casey) Lochowski and Jeanette (Louis) Galambos; nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father; a sister, Sophia; his stepfather, Frank Pogorzelska; and other loved ones.
The memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Willow Creek Chapel, 67 E. Algonquin Road, South Barrington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to worldvision.org.