Dan L. Platek
Dan L. Platek, 73, a resident of Grayslake, was called home to the Lord on Thursday, April 27, 2017, surrounded by his family, at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL. He was born February 4, 1944 in Chicago, IL. Dan was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Hawthorn Woods, IL. Dan owned Ace Vacuum in Highland Park and retired three years ago. He received his Associate’s Degree from Morton College. Dan loved and was devoted to his church family. He liked to fish, loved to travel, enjoyed talking politics, really loved his dog Suni, but most of all loved his family. Dan is survived by his wife Jean, whom he wed on April 22, 1994, his brother Ray (Evelyn) Platek of WI, his sister Pat (Richard) Millett of Westchester, IL, his sons Lenny (Gay) Grom of Fox River Grove and Steven (Grace) Grom of Berwyn, and his granddaughters Jackie (fiancé Srdjan) Grom of Chicago and Jamie Grom of AZ. A memorial visitation is scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 10:00am followed by a service commencing at 11:00am with a luncheon to follow at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 24500 N. Old McHenry Rd., Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047. Interment will be held privately. Memorials may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hawthorn Woods. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.