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1934 Anthony 2022

Anthony "Tonchie" Wolf

March 27, 1934 — February 3, 2022

Anthony D. Wolf “Tonchie,” age 87, at rest on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at Amita Healthy Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines.

Born in Joliet and a lifelong resident. Tony proudly served in the United States Army, stationed in Ft. Ord, CA. He was a member of KSKJ, Rivals Club and VFW Cantigny Post #367. Tony enjoyed gardening and entertaining with his button box, including being a Polka Master. He retired from Caterpillar Co. after 31 years of dedicated service.

Tony is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Evangeline; his sister, Mary “Mitzi” (the late Ed) Kapsch and brother, Joseph (the late Cele) Wolf; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents Mary Janesh Wolf (nee Mufich) and Anton Wolf; sisters, Julie (Raymond) Bregar and Helen (Raymond) Kezele; brother, August Janesh; sisters-in-law, Cele Wolf, Carol (Paul) Warren from Brownwood, TX, and Mary (Robert) Pierce from San Diego, CA; and brother-in-law, Ed Kapsch.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Anthony’s name to a local VFW or the charity of your choice are appreciated.

A celebration of Anthony’s life will begin on Monday, February 7, 2022 with a visitation at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Tuesday morning from 10:00 a.m. until closing prayers at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Joliet.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life

1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet, IL 60435

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Chapel Prayers

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life

1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet, IL 60435

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Interment

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Starts at 11:15 am (Central time)

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