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Evelyn Jane (Lucas) Serrato

January 6, 1938 ~ August 27, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Evelyn Jane Serrato (nee Lucas), age 85, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at Lightways Hospice Home, with her family and friends by her side.

Evelyn is survived by her children, Otto James Serrato, Jess J. Serrato Jr. and William G. (Serena) Serrato; grandchildren, William G. Serrato Jr. and Korinne K. (Joe Budz) Serrato; great-grandchildren, Aiden Ikerd, Adelynn Budz and Austin Budz; brother, Steve Lucas; numerous sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews; as well as lifelong friends, Lois, Marylou, Maxine, Laurie, Sandy and Bob “Figgy.”

Preceded in death by her husband, Jess Joseph Serrato (2013); parents, Steven and Lucille Lucas; and family friend, Judy Truax; and lifelong friend, Barb Salaiz.

Evelyn was a lifelong resident of Rockdale. She graduated from Providence Catholic High School and continued meeting with her friends from high school until recently. Evelyn was known to many as grandma from where she worked at a little store in Rockdale. Evelyn enjoyed playing Bingo and visiting the casino playing penny slots. She was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Church in Rockdale and recently attended St. Jude Catholic Church in Joliet. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Evelyn’s name may be made to Lightways Hospice in Joliet.

A celebration of Evelyn’s life will be held on Friday, September 1, 2023 with a visitation at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Cremation rites will be accorded following visitation. Interment will be held privately at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery where Evelyn will be laid to rest with her husband. 

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September 1, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life
1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL 60435


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