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Vaclovas Momkus

November 16, 1926 October 17, 2018
Vaclovas Momkus
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Vaclovas Momkus, Oct. 17, 2018. Age 91. Of Lemont, IL., formerly of Chicago’s Marquette Park neighborhood. U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. Devoted husband of Marguerita Momkus, nee Ivasauskas. Loving father of Ed(Betsy Goltermann) Momkus and Vida(Al) Jasaitis. Cherished grandfather of Julia(Patrick)McMillan, Jennifer Momkus, and Annalisa Momkus. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. He was a member of Don Varnas American Legion Post #986, The Lithuanian Opera Company,and the Draugas Lithuanian Newspaper,. Visitation Saturday 9:00 A.M. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. at Nativity B.V.M. Church, 2700 W. 69th St., Chicago. Interment St. Casimir Lithuanian Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, Memorial Offerings may be made to the Lithuanian Opera Co. or to the Alzheimer’s Foundation and will be deeply appreciated. 800-994-7600 or www.petkusfuneralhomes.com

Vaclovas Momkus mire spalio 17d. Lemonte. Vaclovas gime 1926m. lapkricio 16d. Skuode, Zemaitijoje. Bunant tik 16 metu amziaus, jis netiketai vienas isvaziavo is Lietuvos i Vokietija, paliekant keturis brolius (Povilas, Algimantas, Arunas ir Romas) ir motina Kazimiera.
Mokinosi lageryj iki kol ji iskviete i Amerika 1949m. Jis sutiko zmona Margarita ir jie apsivede 1952m. gruodzio men. Amerikos kariuomine ji issauke ir ji issiunte i Korea. Ten, jis kovoje buvo sujeistas ir gulejo Japinojos ligonineje kelis menesius. Grizo namo ir susipazino su naujagimiu sunum, Edvardu. Dirbo Norfolk and Western gelezinkelio kompanijai daug metu. Tuo paciu, jis prisidejo prie Lietuviu Operos, Dainavos, Janimo Centro, Amerikos Lietuviu Bendruomines, Lietuviu Fondo, Don Varnas VFW, Marquette Parko parapijos ir Svc. Mergeles Marijos Gimimo baznycios chore ir prie kitu organizaciju. Buvo Lietuviu Operos primininkas ir solistas. Presidental Valdas Adamkus iteike Vaclovui Lietuvos didžiojo kunigaikščio Gedimino ordino kryžiu.

Nuliude liko zmona Margarita (Ivasauskaite), sunus Edvardas su zmona Elizabeth Goltermann, trys anukes Julia, Jennifer ir Annalisa, ir dukte Vida su vyru Algirdu Jasaiciu, ir gimines Lietuvoje.

Atsisveikinimas ir laidotuves bus sestadieni, spalio 20d. Marquette Parko Svc. Mergeles Marijos baznycioje 9 val. ryto. Misios 10 val. ryto. Bus palaidotas Sv. Kazimiero kapinese.


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Visitation

Saturday

20

Oct

9:00 AM 10/20/2018 9:00:00 AM
Nativity B.V.M. Church

2700 West 69th St.
Chicago, Illinois 60629

Nativity B.V.M. Church
2700 West 69th St. Chicago 60629 Illinois
United States

Service

Saturday

20

Oct

10:00 AM 10/20/2018 10:00:00 AM
Nativity B.V.M. Church

2700 West 69th St.
Chicago, Illinois 60629

Nativity B.V.M. Church
2700 West 69th St. Chicago 60629 Illinois
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Saint Casimir Lithuanian Cemetery Final Resting Place

4401 West 111th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60655

4401 West 111th Street Chicago 60655 Illinois
United States
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