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James Andrew Opaczewski

August 8, 1942 — November 19, 2022

James Andrew Opaczewski

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James Andrew Opaczewski, age 80, of West Chicago, IL, passed away peacefully on November 19th, 2022, surrounded by family. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Sophie (Gadacz) Opaczewski and Clement A. Opaczewski. He was survived by his wife of 51 years, Evelyn Opaczewski, his two children, Gregory (Laurie) and Kristen (Richard) Stake, two grandchildren, Emily Opaczewski and R. William Stake, his brother Ron, and sisters Joyce, Sharon and Kathy. Jim was born on August 8th, 1942 in South Bend, IN, attended Purdue University and Notre Dame College, and served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from a long career at AT&T and devoted himself to serving veterans. He was very active in the American Legion Post 300 and served on the board of his local Post. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at Norris-Segert Funeral Home and Cremation Services,132 Fremont St. (one block north of Washington St. and Main St.), West Chicago, IL 60185, with visitation from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and a service at 4:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial service Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 10 AM at Glen Oak Cemetery in West Chicago. Contributions in Jim’s memory can be made to St. Mary’s Church, 140 N. Oakwood Ave, West Chicago, IL 60185 or American Cancer Society. For info 630-231-0060 or www.norrissegertfh.com.

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

2:00 - 4:00pm (Central time)

Norris-Segert Funeral Home and Cremation Services

132 Fremont St, West Chicago, IL 60185

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Starts at 4:00pm (Central time)

Norris-Segert Funeral Home and Cremation Services

132 Fremont St, West Chicago, IL 60185

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Interment

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

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