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Robert J. Turek Sr.

July 19, 1935 — February 12, 2023

Berwyn

Robert J. Turek Sr., age 87 of Berwyn. U.S. Army Veteran stationed in Berlin, Germany, qualified as an expert marksman and a member of the 3rd Battle Group Chorus. Beloved husband of Linda J. Turek (nee Lesko), loving father of Robert (Elizabeth) Turek Jr., James (Tammy) Turek, Linda (Anthony) Krivak and Mary (fiancé Robert Maskal) Turek, cherished grandfather of Carolyn (Christopher) Patterson, Christine (Cameron) Guest, Robert Turek, Haley Turek, Kaitlin Krivak, Alyssa Krivak, Ellen Krivak and Sabrina Krivak, dear cousin to many. Robert was a 43-year member of IBEW Local 134, worked for 27 years as Chief Electrical Inspector for the City of Berwyn, worked 40 years for his family owned Avers Electric Company and was the maintenance engineer for 12 years at St. Mary of Celle Parish, Berwyn. Robert enjoyed motor boating, sailing, fishing, gardening, hiking, cars, reading, dancing and singing (he didn't need an occasion to break out into song). He also collected outboard motors and baseball caps. 

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Visitation

Friday, February 17, 2023

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home and Cremation Services

2447 Des Plaines Ave, North Riverside, IL 60546

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Saturday, February 18, 2023

7:45 - 8:00 am (Central time)

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, February 18, 2023

8:30 - 9:30 am (Central time)

St. Mary of Celle Catholic Church

1428 Wesley Avenue, Berwyn, IL 60402

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