Joseph Chrzanowski

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Joseph Chrzanowski, age 92 of Valparaiso, IN, formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Donna (Dave) Bashore of Valparaiso, IN; son, Toby (Debi) Chrzanowski of Orland Park, IL; and two sisters: Wanda (late John) and Patricia (late Frank). Mr. Chrzanowski was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Lois (nee Kemp); sister, Helen; and brother, John. Funeral services for Mr. Chrzanowski will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:30 AM at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, IL. Interment will follow at Homewood Memorial Gardens in Homewood, IL. Friends are invited to visit with Joseph's family on Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at the funeral home. A member of the Greatest Generation, Mr. Chrzanowski honorably served his country as a combat infantryman in the U.S. Army during WWII. He participated in the Battle of Leyete Island and was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received on Leyete Island in November 1944. He retired from Hammond Valve Corporation where he worked as a machinist. Please sign guestbook at

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Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
3227 Ridge Road
Lansing, IL 60438
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Published in The Times from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2014
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