John E. Slobodzian
John E. Slobodzian, 67, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at his home. He was born January 12, 1950 in Chicago to Emil and Marjorie Slobodzian. John was an employee of Pepsi for 48 years and had most recently been at the Pleasant Prairie office. John is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda, his children John Jr. (Karen) Slobodzian, Katie (Steve) Meathe, and Jennifer (Mike) Herman, his grandchildren, who loving called him “Poppy”, Norah, Trevor, Carter, Madison, and Andrew, his siblings Steve (Marge) Slobodzian, and Tom (Kathy) Slobodzian, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10:00am until 1:00pm, with a funeral service commencing at 1:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow the services at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.