Stanley Olewinski

BRAIDWOOD—Stanley Olewinski, 84, of Braidwood, passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 at his home.
Born June 29, 1936 in Chicago, IL, he was a son of Stanley and Josephine (nee Jakcic) Olewinski. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. In 1998, Stan retired from the Sheet Metal Workers' Local #73 Union in Hillside, IL. He was the best handyman and was known for always tinkering around with something.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 57 years, LaMora Grace (nee Abney) Olewinski, who he married May 4, 1963 in Oaklawn, IL; four children: Mike (Leta) Olewinski, of Morris; Steve (Laura) Olewinski, of Mesa, AZ; Michele Salustro, of Worth, IL and Tina (Greg) Seiler, of Wilmington; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one sister, Helen (the late Robert) Capodice, of Antigo, WS and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Walter (Janice) Olewinski. Cremation rites have been accorded. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, memorial services for Stan will be held at later date with an inurnment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.
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R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood is in charge of arrangements.