Robert S. “Bob” Dravecky
Bob Dravecky, age 72, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born October 14, 1944 in Irvington, NJ to Edward and Margaret (nee Sheridan) Dravecky. Bob worked for 30 years in Human Resources and Labor Law for Union Carbide and Praxair Industrial Gases. In his spare time, he loved model trains and watching his grandson, Spencer, play sports. Bob was so very full of love and light, sarcasm and kindness, wisdom and silliness. Please join us in the celebration of his well-lived and loved life. Bob is survived by his wife, Charlene, whom he married 46 years ago on June 5, 1972 in Richland, WA; his daughter, Amanda (Ben) Kulczewski of Evanston; his grandson, Spencer Kulczewski of Evanson; and his brother Edward (Eve) of Huntsville, AL. He was preceded in death by his parents and his nephew, Ed Dravecky III. Friends of the family may visit from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for Monday, June 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Gilbert Catholic Church, 301 E. Belvidere Road in Grayslake. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s name to Evanston Junior WildKit Football (Family Focus Community Center, 2010 Dewey Ave., Evanston, IL 60201) or www.jrwildkits.com would be sincerely appreciated by the family. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.