Konieczny Szczech Family History

John Joseph Szczech

Male 1913 - 2007  (93 years)


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  • Name John Joseph Szczech 
    Born 21 Feb 1913  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 03 Jan 2007  Santa Rosa, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0984  Konieczny-Szczech
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Father Jan Jozef Szczech,   b. 10 Apr 1885, Nowy Targ, Malopolskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1969, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Maria A. Byrnas,   b. 4 Feb 1890, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1984, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1909  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Josephine Marie Kasprzyk,   b. 18 Feb 1917, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 2004, Sonoma County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1939  Chicago, Cook, Illinois USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Bernadette Szczech
     2. Ed Szczech
    +3. John Joe Szczech, III  [Natural]
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SZCZECH, John Joseph - Passed away in Santa Rosa on January 3, 2007 at the age of 93. Dearly beloved husband of 65 years to the late Josephine Szczech; Beloved father of Bernadette Kurzawski (Bill) of Rockford, IL, John Szczech III (Diane) of Denver, CO and Ed Szczech (Linda) of Santa Rosa, CA; Adored grandfather of Karyn Hagan (Greg) of Birmingham, AL, Kristyn King (Kevin) of Rockford, IL, Kathlyn Blassage (Peter) of Rockford, IL , Klarissa Pappas (Nicholas) of Menomonee Falls, WI, Kara, Christopher and Jenna Szczech all of Santa Rosa, CA, Brittany and Stephanie Szczech, both of Denver, CO, and J.W. Szczech of Round Mountain, NV; Dear great grandfather of Micki, Jensen and Cooper Blassage all of Rockford, IL and Annastasia and Nicholas Pappas of Menomonee Falls, WI; Beloved brother of Joseph Szczech of Chicago, IL, Anne Tokarz of Spring Lake, MI and Henry Szczech of Chicago, IL. John was born in Chicago, IL. John's parents came from Poland and he was proud of his ability to speak Polish and carry out some of the Polish traditions. As a young man, he dreamed of living in California and during WWII he received a job opportunity at Mare Island Shipyard and settled in Sonoma, living in one house for 50 years. John's professional career also took him into the Life Insurance industry for 30 years. He was a talented athlete and excelled in tennis, golf and bowling. John was an especially talented golfer. He received a Hole In One Award and was the Flamingo Club Champion in 1969 and 1970. Some other hobbies included bridge, fishing, walking and collecting. He collected and recycled many different items and metals and was quite conservation minded. John was a talented builder and made picture frames, furniture and major home additions. He loved to listen to music-Big Band, Polkas, Classics, and singers like Pavarotti. He loved to dance, especially the Polka and Waltzes. John was a member of St. Rose of Lima Parish, The Young Men's Institute and the Knights of Columbus. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at 10:00AM at St. Rose Catholic Church, 398 Tenth St., Santa Rosa. Interment, St. Francis Solano Cemetery, Sonoma. Evening Vigil Rites will be celebrated on Monday, January 8, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES, 1225 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. Friends may attend a visitation beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Monday. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Hanna Boys Center, PO Box 100, Sonoma, CA 95476-9989 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Memorial Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES 707-525-3730
      Published in the Santa Rosa, CA Press Democrat on 1/6/2007.