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“My deepest condolences to you Josie and your entire family. We had some good times going to the polka conventions. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Helen Udchitz - Hammond, IN

“Sending our love. Hugs to all of you. Chester made us feel welcome to the neighborhood on the lake. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Peter and Susan Sanfilippo - WI

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. We are greatly saddened by your loss. We hope the coming days will provide you comfort in a review of...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Gary Mueller - New Lenox, IL

“Please accept our sympathy. We will not be able to attend the viewing or mass.Please know that the memories you have shared with your father are...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: June and Terry McHale - Aurora, IL

“Pops entered heaven and found his room.. His room has 4 walls, each wall has One special theme dedicated to his life on earth. The first wall is...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Mike Nowakowski - NEW LENOX, IL

“I am so sorry about Chester. We are somehow related to all of you but I don't recall house. But her thoughts and prayers are with you at this time,...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Susan & Dave Hankosky - IL

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Age 93 of Frankfort, passed away on Monday, September 25th, 2017 at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights.

Chester is survived by his loving family, wife, Josephine Hankosky (Dunaj), children, Diane (Mike) Nowakowski, Michael (Diane) Hankosky, Glenn (Eileen) Hankosky, siblings, Dorothy Stauber, Lucy (Richard) Zaremba, grandchildren, Stephanie (Jerry) Cooke, Matthew (Nicole) Hankosky, Mary (Clay) Kovac, Melanie (Matthew) Wood, Michael (Kylie) Hankosky, Christy Nowakowski, Steven Nowakowski, Kyle Hankosky, great grandchildren, Landon, Addison, Kennedy, Emilia, Mabry, Clayton and several nieces and nephews.

Chester was preceded in death by his parents, Michael & Stephanie Hankosky (Wajcowicz) and brother-in-law, Joseph Stauber.

Chester was a WWII United States Army Veteran; recipient of two Bronze Stars and a member of the American Legion in New Lenox Post #1977. He retired from Electromotive after 38 years of service. Chester was a longtime supporter of Polka music and greatly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends at his summer home in Crivitz Wisconsin.

Family will receive friends at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 17500 84th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL 60487 on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 from 10:30 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Interment, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hines VA Hospital or the National Kidney Foundation would be appreciated. For information, or 815-806-2225.