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Agnes L. (Jakovich) HorvatSeptember 2, 1921 ~ April 20, 2017 (age 95)
Agnes L. Horvat, age 95, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 20, 2017 with her loving family by her side.
Agnes is survived by her loving children, Edward (Lena) Horvat, Richard (Rosemary) Horvat and Lynnan (George) Barr; grandchildren, Gabrielle and Samantha Horvat, Julia and Hannah Mihelich, Andrew and Nathan Horvat, Matthew Barr, Alyssa (Stefan) Young, Stephanie Barr and Aimee (Noah) Kam; great-grandchildren, Makenna and Luke Kam; sister-in-law, Mary (the late Robert) Jakovich; numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Horvat (2006); parents, John and Mary (nee Musich) Jakovich; two sisters, Marie Jakovich and Bernice (Walter) Carter; five brothers, Jerome (Marian), John (Alice), Raymond (Vida), Robert Jakovich and Joseph in infancy; nephews, Jake Jakovich and Ken Carter.
Agnes was born and raised in Joliet and was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Joliet. She was a member of the Senior Citizen Association, St. Joseph Altar and Rosary Society, the Rosarian Club and the VFW Cantigny Post #367. Agnes loved spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren. Agnes and her husband ran Fred’s Restaurant on Plainfield Road for 33 years. She was truly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Great Lakes Hospice and the staff at Rock Run Place for the wonderful care provided to Agnes.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Agnes’ name to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Joliet would be appreciated.
A celebration of Agnes’ life will begin on Monday, April 24, 2017 with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:20 a.m. then driving in procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Joliet for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Joliet. Visitation will be on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
St. Joseph Church
416 N. Chicago Street, Joliet IL 60432