William S. Krakowski, 81, of Joliet, Illinois, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Shirley; five devoted children, Billy and Gary (Kathy) Krakowski, Mary (Chris) Velasquez, Melissa (Joshua) Pool, and Jaime (Chad) Busker; twelve adoring grandchildren, Gary (Tisha), Michael (Jessica), Casey (Emily), Nicholas (Maura), Brian (Ashley Elizabeth), Corey (Allie, fiancee), Nataline (Sean) Jepsen, John Tumpack, Dylan & Kylie Pool, Anneka & CJ Busker, and numerous additional loving family members and friends.
Friends are invited to join the family from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Sunday, May 19, 2019, for a Celebration of Life Gathering at Amazing Love Lutheran Church, 21301 S. Pfeiffer Road, Frankfort, Illinois 60423. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 6:00 PM at the church, immediately following the Gathering. Pastor Dustin Blumer, officiating.
William was a member of the Teamsters, Local 710 for 45 years and served as a Union Steward and Trustee, and also served as an Auxiliary Police Officer in Bridgeview. He was a member of Amazing Love Lutheran Church in Frankfort, Illinois.
For additional information, please contact Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center Konnie Kuiper-Kevin Nordyke by calling 219-838-0800 or visiting www.hillsidefhcares.com.
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