Cover photo for Michael E. Mufich's Obituary
Michael E. Mufich Profile Photo
1954 Michael 2021

Michael E. Mufich

January 10, 1954 — October 2, 2021

Michael E. Mufich Sr., age 67, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday October 2, 2021.

Mike is survived by his loving daughter, Lindsay Michelle Gunier; siblings, Dave (Sandy) Mufich, Mark (Linda) Mufich, Maria (Randy) Jones and Tammy (Mark) Crabtree; nieces, Stephanie Jones, Amanda (Jimmy) Herbert and Krista (Jasand) Ross; great-nephews and nieces, Danny Bartosik, Gabe Ross, Kendall and Kennedy Herbert.

Preceded in death by his children, Michael Edward Jr. and Kaitlin Elizabeth in infancy; parents, Edward and Dorothy (nee Simonic) Mufich.

Mike graduated from Lockport West High School in 1972. He began working at Merichka’s Restaurant at the age of 19. He later went on to become a meat cutter at Jewel Osco for 30 years retiring in 2019. Mike enjoyed traveling, being outdoors, and loved being on the water. His unparalleled personality made him loved by many. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.

Per Mike’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.

Family will receive relatives and friends for a memorial visitation on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road in Joliet. A celebration of Mike’s life will continue on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 with a short visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service to be held in the funeral home chapel at 11:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Michael E. Mufich, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Visitation

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

10:00 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life

1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet, IL 60435

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Chapel Service

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life

1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet, IL 60435

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment of Cremated Remains

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 52

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree