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“Byron was one of the most open, friendly, and honest persons I have ever met. He delighted to meet people, and was always smiling and ready to...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Richard Alvarez - Lockport, IL

“When I was told you had passed away, Byron, I was in a state of shock. I have always asked about you whenever I spoke to your sisters. Your smile was...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Teryl (Lombard) Canzoneri - AZ

“Byron will be missed greatly. He loved people. He was always smiling, telling jokes and sharing the music he loved the most, southern gospel music. ...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Brenda Krestel - Homer Glen, IL

“Dear Krestel Family, I am so sad to hear the news. Byron was a dear friend whom I will miss. Prayers of comfort and consolation to this amazing...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Steve Mitrofski - Bloomington, IL

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Age 62, of Lockport, passed away Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL.

Byron is survived by his loving family, wife, Margretta Krestel (Betts), son, Byron S.F. Krestel, father, Samuel (Loretta) Krestel (Scheffers), siblings, Edward (Linda) Krestel, Wayne (Sharon) Krestel, Perry (Brenda) Krestel, Jean (Dave) Boyce, Patty (Tim) Tabisz and numerous nieces and nephews.

Byron was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Krestel (Timmons).

Byron was a life member of the Chicago First Church of the Nazarene in Lemont.

A memorial service to celebrate Byron's life is scheduled for Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the First Church of the Nazarene, 12725 Bell Road, Lemont, IL 60439. Interment will be private. For information, 815-838-1533 or

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