Joseph Norbert Iwan

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CARY – Joseph Norbert Iwan, 91, of Cary, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
He was born June 4, 1922, in Gary, Ind., to Jozef and Mary (Mysogland) Iwan.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Schreck) Iwan; his nieces and nephews, Tim (Keely) Iwan, Dave (Diane) Struebig, Dan (Nancy) Biggs, Richard (Carol) Biggs, Jan (Gary) Hunt, Cindi Brookshire, Christian (Kathy) Schreck, Deb (Vic) Damen and Patti Seipp; and his grandniece, Autumn Schreck. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, John and Ted; and his sisters, Evelyn, Cele and Theresa.
He served in the Navy during World War II as a gunner's mate on the USS Indianapolis and the USS White Plains, attended the yearly reunions of the USS White Plains and was a member of the American Legion.
He enjoyed snow and waterskiing, golfing, snowmobiling, tennis and riding his personal watercraft and boat on the Fox River by his home. He was a member of the Riverbend Benders Snowmobile Club of Cary. He previously was a roller skate dance judge.
At his request, there will be no viewing or services.
Any donations can be made to the hospice that took such good care of him: JourneyCare, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL  60010 or call 847-381-5599.
Published in the Northwest Herald on June 14, 2013
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