On March 25, 2021 Bernadette "Bernie" Slowinski (nee Musielak) of Plainfield, ascended to her heavenly home after a valiant fight with cancer. Bernie was born June 10, 1938 in Chicago, IL; and on June 18, 1960 married the love of her life, Robert J. Slowinski. The two shared an affection for travel, which led them to all corners of the Globe. Aside from travel, Bernie enjoyed volunteer work, crafting and sewing. She served for decades in leadership roles with the Joliet and Golfview Hills Women's Clubs. Bernie combined her passions to help support numerous Veteran's and other organizations. In everything she did, Bernie is remembered by always wanting those around her to be happy and comfortable. Bernie is preceded in death by her parent's Julian and Helen and brother Donald. She is survived by her husband Robert Slowinski, two children, Joyce Roberts, Mark (Robin), five grandchildren, Lauren (Larry), Emma, Alec, Ryan, Oliver, one great-granddaughter, Peyton and sister Dorothy Jilek. Bernie 'lived 82 great years' and left an indelible impression on all who had the honor to meet her. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations, in her honor to Special Olympics
or the University of Iowa-Stead Children's Hospital. Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Plainfield, was entrusted with arrangements. For info please call 815/436-9221 or visit www.overman-jones.com
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Published by PL-Doings from Apr. 1 to Apr. 4, 2021.