Anton J. Semrov Sr.
1946 - 2021
BORN
1946
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL
Anton J. Semrov Sr.
Born: March 25, 1946 in Joliet, IL
Died: September 12, 2021 in Shorewood, IL
Anton J. Semrov Sr., age 75, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 12, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.
Anton is survived by his daughters, Jennifer (Rodney) French, Ann-Marie (Steve) Lieberman, Anton (Sophie) Semrov Jr. and Lou-Ann (Ryan) Keyser; grandchildren, Derby and Ella French, Dylan and Aria Lieberman, Wyland and Isaac Semrov, Lillian and Grace Rose Keyser; two sisters, Mary Catherine (the late Ronald) Ziesmer and Rosemary (Arthur) Kerkau; numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Rose (nee Kambic) Semrov.
Anton will be remembered as a loving father and proud grandfather. He worked as a machinist at Brinks Locking Systems in Shorewood, IL. Anton had a love for gardening, nature and the outdoors. He enjoyed volunteering his time at the Joliet Park District Bird Haven Green House. He was an avid reader and found joy in sharing his learnings and knowledge with others. Anton proudly served his county during the Vietnam War as a member of the 1st Infantry in the United States Army.
The family would like to offer a heartfelt thank you to the Lightways Hospice Team especially, Jen and Jo for their kindness and care.
A celebration of Anton's life will begin on Thursday, September 16, 2021 with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:20 a.m. then driving in procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Joliet for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Joliet. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.




Published by The Herald-News from Sep. 13 to Sep. 15, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Sep
15
Visitation
4:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet, IL
Sep
16
Service
9:20a.m.
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet, IL
Sep
16
Mass of Christian Burial
10:00a.m.
St. Joseph Catholic Church
416 N Chicago Street, Joliet, IL
Sep
16
Interment
11:15a.m.
St. Joseph Cemetery
1500 North Raynor Avenue, Joliet, IL
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Tony lived down the alley from us on Hickory Street. Mom owned Corrigans Grocery Sstore. His mother, Rose alway came in. You can say we grew up as neighbors. RIP Tony.
Patricia Corrigan Peeples
Other
September 14, 2021
Tony may you rest in peace. We shared good times. You were dads Slovenian buddy.
Donna Konc Schumann
Family
September 13, 2021
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