AMerican Veteran 11

Richard J. Kurek, Sr.

August 29, 1935 ~ April 10, 2020 (age 84)


Loving husband of Diane nee Kramer.

Beloved father of Susanne (Rob) Guzaldo, Richard (Linda) Kurek, Jr., Nancy Kurek, Robert (Lisa) Kurek, Julie Baro, Karen (Christopher) Galfano and the late Ronald Kurek, 

Grandfather of Alex Baro, Andrew Baro, Ashley Rickert, Bronson Kurek, Allison Kurek, Max Kurek, Robert Kurek, Jr, Lynsey Kurek, Phoebe Galfano, Elliott Galfano, Cramer Guzaldo, Barrett Guzaldo, Daly Guzaldo, Egan Guzaldo, William Guzaldo.

Great-Grandfather of Ricky Carlos, Peter Carlos, Stephanie Carlos, Callie Kurek, Benjamin Kurek, and Brooke Kurek.

Uncle to many.

Lifelong resident of Chicago, longtime parishioner of St. Rene Goupil Church. Spent time in the Army, loved golf, bowling, and his family. He was a kind hard working man. He worked at Fasano pies and the Cook County jail. Loved crossword puzzles, black coffee and cigars. He had a great sense of humor.

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