|Birth: ||Apr. 26, 1922|
|Death: ||Nov. 17, 2012|
Bruno C Bonczyk, 90, of Springfield, passed away early on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on April 26, 1922, in Chicago, the son of Stanley and Rose (Szczesny) Bonczyk. Bruno married Irene Ilkanic in 1951. They have celebrated 61 years of marriage together.
Bruno proudly served our country during WWII and was able to participate in the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. with his fellow WWII veterans.
He and his wife lived in East Alton, IL, for 48 years before relocating to Springfield. Bruno retired from Alton Board Box Company as a designer, where he obtained 3 U.S. Patents in his career.
He is survived by his wife Irene; three children: Bruce (Margi) Bonczyk of Springfield, Barbara (Bob) Whit-worth of Centennial CO, and Beverly (David) Stock of Burr Ridge IL; as well as three grandchildren: Claire Whitworth, and Bradley and Tyler Stock. Preceding Bruno in death are his parents, and his brother Stanley Bonczyk Jr. defending our freedom in WWII.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where honors will be provided by the Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail.
Published in The State Journal-Register on November 18, 2012
Camp Butler National Cemetery
Plot: • Section T / Site 82
Created by: Jean S
Record added: Nov 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100864311
Thank you for your World War II service to our country, Mr. Bonczyk! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!|
Added: Jan. 5, 2014