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Frank J. Raszkowski

October 10, 1950 ~ March 18, 2021 (age 70)

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Obituary

Frank J. Raszkowski, 70, of Round Lake Beach, passed away March 18, 2021 after a valiant battle with cancer.  Beloved husband of Mary, nee Giese; loving father of Cheryl (Kenny) Munson, Carol (Joey) Manfredonia and Francis; cherished grandfather of Dylan and Jenna Munson and Alyssa Manfredonia; dearest brother of the late Helen Jaros; dear brother in law of Roseann (Glen) Gallas and Russell Jaros; fond uncle of many.

Anyone who knew Frank knew that he was a perfectionist. Especially where his hair and appearance were concerned.  He loved to wear suits and dress to the nines and his ride always had to be clean, particularly if the family was going just about anywhere.

His perfectionism stood out in any task he took on and there were many.  Frank was a jack of all trades and his handiness was proved many times over as he made one improvement after another in his home, which he was extremely proud of.

Frank opened his heart to everyone and always wanted to be of help.  He lent his hand at any opportunity, notably with family and their cars.  He consistently went the extra mile finding great delight in any happiness he could bring to another.  His remarkable character made him an excellent role model for many.  Knowing this, he continually strove for that perfectionism to be a good example for others.

Frank took great pride in his career as a service manager at Gurnee Dodge, where he was a longtime employee.  He made many lifelong friends there which he continued to stay in touch with.  A talented singer, Frank was also the lead singer in a band in his younger days, singing rock and roll and sixties music.

Above all, Frank’s greatest joy was his family.  He was very proud of his children and grandchildren and was deeply loved by his family and many friends.  He will be greatly missed.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 24th at St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church, 22333 W Erhart Rd., Mundelein.  Interment will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Mundelein.

In accordance with local, state and national mandates, those entering the church are required to wear a face covering and physical distancing will be observed.  There will be no congregating allowed and all guests will be checked in and seated by the church staff.  Please arrive approximately 15 minutes in advance of the start of Mass to provide ample time for check in.  To help manage the number of guests in attendance, we kindly request that you RSVP (see link below) if you will be attending the Mass.  The family appreciates your sincere cooperation during these very challenging and difficult times.  If you do not feel well, it is recommended that you stay home and rest.

 

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Services

Memorial Mass
Saturday
April 24, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church
22333 W Erhart Road
Mundelein, IL 60060

Please note

Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested by the church to RSVP to the service.


Inurnment
Saturday
April 24, 2021

St. Mary Catholic Cemetery
Rt. 59A and Erhart Road
Freemont Center, IL 60048

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