Chester Filas, age 100, a resident of Grayslake, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018. Chester was a member of St. Gilbert Catholic Church in Grayslake. Chester is survived by his son, Kenneth (Judith); grandchildren, Anna (Kenneth) and Ken (Laura); great-grandchildren, Allyson, Aaron, Nathan, Logan and Joshua. He is preceded in death by his wife, Sophia; parent, Mary and Frank Filas; 1 brother; and 1 sister. A visitation is scheduled for Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery in Niles, IL. For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.
I will always remember and miss Chester. He would greet me every day checking what color shoes I had on and ask for the newspaper. It was a privilege, honor and joy to get to know him.
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