Gerald Martin Roszkowiak

Gerald M. Roszkowiak, 73 , A resident of Grayslake, passed away at Condell Hospital on Sunday April 6, 2014. Gerald was born on February 28, 1941, to Martin and Phyllis Roszkowiak nee Smiertka. Gerald was a graduate of Arch Bishop Weber High School class of 59. He was a past School Board President of Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr School, He loved to golf, at the Hickory Noll Golf Course. Gerald was an electric model, and train enthusiast, he was also an avid cubs fan. Gerald most of all loved, and cherished his family. Survivors include his wife of 51 years Diana, they were married on August 25, 1962 in Chicago at Our Lady Of Grace. Gerald is also survived by his 14 children, Jennifer(Rick) Elfering Wausaukee, WI, Quintin(Cheryl) Bartlett, Il, Jeffrey(Lori) Chantilly, VA, Polly(Anthony)Klein, Grayslake, IL, Timothy(Traci) Pleasant Prairie, Wi, Jason(Elizabeth), Arlington Heights, Il, Julie(Warren)Tochor, Wadsworth, IL, Chad(Alexandra), Antioch, Il, Brandon, Fox Lake, IL, Peggy(Joseph)Kelton, Wonder Lake, IL, Derek(Leah) Melbourne, IL, Gavin, Arlington Heights, IL, Wendy(Patrick)Fonk, Sturtevant, Wi, Austin, Arlington Heights, Il, . Gerald was the proud grandfather to Charlotte, Darlene, Raynard, Amanda, Justin, Joseph, Catherine, Christopher, Gerard, Jeremy, Ryan, Amanda, Justin, Emily, Jacob, Taylor, Trenton, Teah, Angelica, Darrion, Monica, Vincent, Kaden, Isabelle, Peyton, Alivia, Owen, Alyssa, Amber, Xavier, Ava, Hudson, Isaac, Theodore, Wyatt, Sawyer, Evelyn, Victor, Louisa, Roman, and 1 Great Grandson Ian. Gerald was Preceded in death, but welcomed with open arms into his eternal reward by his son Vincent John, his parents Phyllis and Martin Roszkowiak, 2 brothers Donald, and Robert Roszkowiak, and his grandchildren Charles Klein and Marsha Elfering. A visitation will be held on Thursday April 10, 2014 from 4:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. at the Strang Funeral Chapel and Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, Il, 60030 . A Catholic Funeral Mass will be on Friday April 11, 2014 10:00 A.M. at St. Gilberts Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, Il, 60030. Burial will follow at Maryhill Cemetery 8600 N. Milwaukee, Niles Il, 60714. In lieu flowers memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105 and Wounded Warrior Project 230 W Monroe Street, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60606.  For more information please call (847)223-8122

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