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Sophie K. (Matkovic) Kolakowski

July 18, 1924 ~ May 8, 2017 (age 92)

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Mass of Christian Burial
May 11, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
416 N Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432

Laid to Rest
May 11, 2017

St. Joseph Cemetery
1500 North Raynor Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435

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Sophie K. Kolakowski (nee Matkovic), age 92, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 8, 2017 at Presence Villa Franciscan.

Sophie is survived by her loving daughter, Kay Kolakowski; her sisters, Lorraine (late Joseph) Belom, Jeanne (Kenneth) Kowall and sisters-in-law, Pat Matkovic and Joyce Matkovic. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her husband, Marion J. Kolakowski; parents Joseph, Sr., and Katherine (Kocevar) Matkovic and two brothers Joseph Matkovic Jr. and Raymond Matkovic.

Sophie was born in Joliet, a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic School and a life-long member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Presence Villa Franciscan for the care provided to Sophie during her stay.

A celebration of Sophie’s life will begin on Thursday, May 11, 2017 with a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Joliet at 10:00 a.m. All relatives and friends will meet at the church. Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

There will be no services at the funeral home.

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