Frank J. Knowski

  • Born: April 10, 1934
  • Died: January 12, 2018
  • Location: Matteson, Illinois

Kurtz Memorial Chapel

65 Old Frankfort Way
P.O. Box 1031
Frankfort, IL 60423

Tel. (815) 806-2225

Tribute & Message From The Family

Frank J. Knowski

Age 83, of Matteson formerly of Chicago, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018, Loving husband of 60 years to Joan (Wilczynski); beloved father of Michael (Susan), Anna Pikowski, David and Joseph (Jane); cherished grandfather of Matthew, Kristina (Aaron) Victoria, Angela, Emilia Rae, Abby, Grace, Jacklyn, Josephine, Frank, and Luke; dear brother Richard (Patricia) and several late brothers and sisters; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Frank was a Chicago Policeman retiring after 33 years of service, a veteran of the U.S. Army a member of The Central Park American Legion Post 1028, VFW, Fraternal Order of Police, Illinois Police Association, and the St. Jude League. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort IL 60423 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 3 to 8PM with a funeral service at 8PM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Parkinson Foundation, would be appreciated. For information or 815-806-2225


Condolence & Memory Journal

Knowski Family,

My sincere condolences to your family, I worked with Frank at the 009th District in the 60's. May he rest in peace. Mike, my
Cadillac guy, I am so sorry to hear about your dad.

Dennis and Geri McGuire

Posted by Dennis McGuire - Tinley Park, IL   January 18, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss

Posted by Richard Kucia - Frankfort, IL - Friend   January 18, 2018

Joanie and family,

We are so sorry to hear about Frank. He was a great guy and always made us laugh. Please know we are thinking about you all at his difficult time and our prayers are with you.

Tom & Annie Krzus and family

Posted by A friend   January 17, 2018

My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Knowski family at this time. Mr Knowski is someone who I will always remember him from all the fun times on 60th place whether it was practicing football for St Nicks of just playing at the house.

Posted by Rich Hutchinson - Decatur, MI   January 17, 2018

I worked the wagon with Frank at the 9th District. A good Police Officer and a good man. Not many of those left. Rest in peace Frank, you earned it.

Posted by Dave Allen - PALOS HEIGHTS, IL - Friend   January 17, 2018

Sorry Aunt Joanie and family for your loss. Will always hold the memories of Uncle Frank close in our hearts. Jack, Deb, and Johnny Knowski.

Posted by Jack Knowski - Des Plaines, IL   January 16, 2018

Heartfelt and prayerful condolences from the Chicago Police Chaplains. Frank will be remembered at the Police Mass on Sunday, 28 JAN, 11:00 a.m. at Mercy Home - 1140 W. Jackson Blvd. In the meantime, may family and friends know the healing touch of our all-loving, all-merciful God! [ or 312/738-7588]

Posted by ~ ~ Fr. Dan Brandt, CPD Chaplain - Chicago, IL   January 16, 2018

Joe and Family, Kandy and I are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Bob & Kandy Kennedy

Posted by bob & Kandy kennedy - cando, ND   January 16, 2018

My condollensles to the Knowski family.

I worked with frank in the fillore district and also knew him from the st nicks hood.

jim brown

Posted by jjim brown - cchicago, IL   January 16, 2018

My condolences to the family. Please know that thoes who die God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. Psalms 116:15

Posted by D Thrash    January 15, 2018

We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Nan & Dan Brennan - Alsip, IL - Family Friend   January 13, 2018