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Francis W. "Bil" Scichowski

July 13, 1958 May 16, 2019
Francis W. "Bil" Scichowski
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Obituary for Francis W. "Bil" Scichowski

Francis W. “Bil” Scichowski, age 60, of Spring Grove, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 13, 1958 in Evergreen Park to Francis and Dorothy (Zajakala) Scichowski.

Bil graduated from the University of Oklahoma with two bachelor’s degrees in Engineering. After graduation, on September 12, 1987 he married the love of his life, Dawn Quedenfeld, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Antioch. Bil was employed at Leica Biosystems in Richmond, he loved his job. In his free time, Bil enjoyed fishing, woodworking and working in his yard. Most important to him, was spending time with his family. Bil was a member of the Knight of Columbus at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Spring Grove and he was a CCD teacher at St. Raphael The Archangel Catholic Church.

Bil is survived by his wife of 31 years, Dawn; two daughters, Nicole Scichowski and Gina Scichowski; his mother, Dorothy Scichowski; a sister, Margaret (Barry) Gilly; a brother, Michael (Charlene) Scichowski; a special nephew Patrick (Emily) Quedenfeld; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Ali Frantti.

He was preceded in death by his father, Francis Scichowski.

Visitation will be on Monday, May 20, 2019 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home, 8103 Wilmot Road, Spring Grove, IL 60081.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at St. Raphael The Archangel Catholic Church, 40000 US 45, Old Mill Creek, IL 60046.

The family would appreciate memorials in Bil’s name be designated to the family for the children’s education fund or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-675-0550.

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4:00 PM 5/20/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/20/2019 8:00:00 PM
Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home

8103 Wilmot Road
Spring Grove, IL 60081

Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home
8103 Wilmot Road Spring Grove 60081 IL
United States

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10:00 AM 5/21/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Raphael The Archangel Catholic Church

40000 US 45
Old Mill Creek, IL 60046

St. Raphael The Archangel Catholic Church
40000 US 45 Old Mill Creek 60046 IL
United States

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