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“May God be with you during this difficult time for you & your family. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Jim Wulf - Morris, IL

“Our sympathy to Jean's family. What a wonderful little lady! Rest in peace. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Joanne Schonwise Tucci - IL

“Jean was a sweet and caring woman. She suffered much in the past few years and can now rest in peace with many to love, remember and pray for her. ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Randi & Donna Beckett - Channahon, IL


Age 95, of New Lenox, passed away Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at Marley Oaks Assisted Living in Mokena.

Jean is survived by her loving family, husband, Walter Wilkosz, children, Ralph Wilkosz, Robert (Pamela) Wilkosz, son-in-law, Doug White, sister, Marcella Vasquez, grandchildren, Lori (John) O'Keefe, Kelly (Mark) Kolar, Jennifer (Sam) Duncan, great grandchildren, Mackenzie, Connor, Madison, Karagan, Harrison, Brandon, Meghan and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Louis & Mary Rzeszutek (Kaczor), daughter, Linda White, daughter-in-law, Carol Wilkosz and six sisters.

Jean attended St. Jude Church in New Lenox and was a member of the CCW; she was also a member of the New Lenox Garden Club.

Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451 on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral service, Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 with prayers at the funeral home at 9:30 AM and then to St. Jude Church, 241 West 2nd Avenue, New Lenox, IL 60451 for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM. Interment, Maplewood Cemetery, New Lenox, IL. For information or 815-485-3200.