Kathryn Bilo (nee Topeninska), age 96, born into eternal life on Saturday, March 23, 2019.
Kathryn is survived by her loving children, Mary J. Bilo and Steve R. Bilo; grandson, Nicholas E. (Derly) Sohn; great-granddaughter Angelina Sohn; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Preceded in death by her husband, Steve Bilo (2016); parents, Nicholas and Tekla; sisters, Mary, Sophie, Tekla, Nastunia and Anna; and niece, Vikta.
Kathryn worked at Hart Schaffner Marx as a professional seamstress for 25 years. She also loved doing ceramics, mushroom hunting, blossoming her perfect roses, and making her Ukraine pastries and paskas. She was a devout catholic and was a parishioner at St. Mary Assumption Church in Joliet.
A celebration of Kathryn’s life will begin on Saturday, March 30, 2019 with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:15 a.m. then driving in procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Joliet for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435.