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John B. Vogrin

August 30, 1959 — March 4, 2022

John Bernard Vogrin, age 62, at rest on Friday, March 4, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.

John is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Jeanette (nee Schoech) Vogrin; children, Melissa (Bret) Onderisin, Nicole Vogrin, Becky (fiancé Ryan Abernathy) Vogrin; granddaughter, Leah Onderisin; siblings, Cathy (Vago) Galounis, Patti (Bob) Edwards, Lori (Ken) Krumreich and Jim (Ann) Vogrin; brothers-in-law, Phil (the late Rita Sweeney) Schoech and Tom Schoech; sister-in-law, Angela (Tom) Coward; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and his furry companions, especially his dog Huck.

Preceded in death by his parents, John Leo and Mary (nee Wertzler) Vogrin.

John was a proud and respected member of the Carpenters Union Local #174, retiring in 2009. A former business agent, a delegate to the district council and an officer of the Local #174, John’s pride for his union was evident. John always put his family first. He always made it known that they were the most important part of his life. He was his daughters’ number one fan and cherished his time spent coaching softball and attending all of their events and activities. John greatly enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, boating on the Kankakee River and spending time in the great outdoors. John had a great impact on all of his family and friends; he will truly be missed by all who knew him.

The family would like to offer a special thank you to the Perinars and the brotherhood of his carpenter family for all of the care and support given to John. Thank you to the Visiting Angels and the Autumn Country Club, especially his friend Jackie.

In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association or Lightways Hospice would be appreciated.

A celebration of John’s life will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2022 with a memorial visitation at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 8:30 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. then driving in procession to Peace Lutheran Church, 1900 E Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox, IL 60451, for a funeral service to be held at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Dave officiating. Per John’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Interment will be held privately at a later date.

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Memorial Visitation

Saturday, March 12, 2022

8:30 - 11:15 am (Central time)

Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life

1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet, IL 60435

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Saturday, March 12, 2022

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