John J. Trencan D.P.M.

icon John J. Trencan D.P.M. Army veteran of WWII, 3rd Army, 816 Battalion of the Army Corps of Engineers, Battle of the Bulge. He was the recipient of 2 Victory Medals, 4 overseas service bars, good conduct medal European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with 1 Silver & 1 Bronze Battle Star. Beloved husband of Arlene (nee Anderson) Trencan. Loving father of Paul (Barbara), Laura (Martin) Lovato, Liz Wimmer, John Jr. & James Trencan. Proud grandfather of Jennifer, Arlene, Hannah, Matthew & Ian and great grandfather of Elle, Quinn & Oliver. John was a Podiatrist for 52 years, graduated from Northwestern University, grew up in the Roseland neighborhood where he was a member of the Gopher Club as a Junior Gopher and in 1940 was a Chicago lifeguard stationed at Rainbow Beach. Visitation Sunday from 2 until 9 p.m. Funeral prayers Monday 11:00 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home (formerly John Sheehy & Sons), 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 11:30 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. 708.361.4235 ~


Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Nov. 30, 2012