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John P. Chromchak Jr.
October 31, 1937 ~ September 28, 2022 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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John P. “Sonny” Chromchak Jr., 84, of Wenona, passed away September 28,2022 in OSF Saint James Medical Center in Pontiac.
Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Monday in Saint Mary’s Church in Wenona with the Franciscan Friars officiating. Burial will be in Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Wenona with full military services conducted by the Streator VFW and American Legion. Visitation will be in the church on Monday from 9:00 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in Wenona is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Chromchak was born in Streator on October 31, 1937 to John and Anna (Kinger) Chromchak Sr. He married Janet Black on May 11, 1973. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army serving in 1961-1963. He was a member of the Wenona American Legion Post #8 for 31 years.
John was employed and retired from Owens Glass in Streator after 40 years. He loved to play cards and dominoes. He was an avid fisherman that taught his children and grandchildren how to catch fish. He was known as “Farmer John” in Wisconsin and “Pops” by his grandchildren here at home. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather that cherished his children and grandchildren. He will be missed by all.
Mr. Chromchak is survived by his wife, Janet of Wenona; five children Lori (Myron) Crone of Streator, Teresa (Rick) Park of Wenona, Greg (Amy Peters) Chromchak of Wenona, Jennifer (Jason) Hoehn of La Salle, and Julie (Kristopher) Davis of Wenona; eleven grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren with one on the way.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son Jeffrey in infancy.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons and son-in-laws.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Wenona Ambulance or Alzheimer’s Association.