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John Ambros Watzlawick, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1922
Boone County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 2010
Kane County
Illinois, USA

John A. Watzlawick Jr., 87 of Hampshire, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2010 at Provena St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. He was born November 4, 1922 in Belvidere the son of John and Elsie Watzlawick. He attended Elgin High School and proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps. during WWII. John married Rosaline Clarie Cawood on September 19, 1953 in South Elgin and had lived in Hampshire since 1965. John retired after 25 years with Illinois Tool Works Shakegroup Division. He had also bartended for many years and was a school bus driver for School District #300. He was a proud member of the VFW and had served as Past Commander for Kane County. Surviving are his children, four sons, John (Kay) of Blue Springs, MO, James (Victoria) or Algonquin, Joseph of Dundee, and Jerold (Michelle) of Bement; and a daughter, Jody, a resident of T.A.C. House in Aurora; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Rosaline on October 7, 1997; a daughter, Elsie Ziegler; a son, Michael; a grandson, Scott; and six brothers and sisters. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, and also on Wednesday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Fredrick Funeral Home, 284 Park St., Hampshire. Private funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday and burial with military honors will be in the Hampshire Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be directed to the T.A.C. House. Information call 847-683-2711
Hampshire Center Cemetery
Kane County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Jul 26, 2010
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