Joseph “Joe” Orzechowski, 85, of Marissa, IL; born on November 24, 1931 in Cleveland, OH died peacefully on November 5, 2017 at Coulterville Rehabilitation and Health Center.
Joe was a Korean War Air Force veteran and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Marissa, IL. He retired from Civil Service, Department of the Army in 1990.
He was preceded in death by his father and step-mother – Joseph and Stella Orzechowski, Sr. and his mother – Mary Wojnar.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marie Janette, nee Kane, Orzechowski, whom he married on October 2, 1954. Two sons – Terry (Maggie) Orzechowski of Laural Bay, SC; David (Barbara) Orzechowski of Marissa, IL. Four grandchildren – Gloria (Ryan) Mabry; Timothy Orzechowski; Alan (Danielle) Orzechowski; Megan (Brandon) Fritsche. Seven great-grandchildren – Elayna Mabry; Cora Mabry; Jacob Mabry; Brianna Orzechowski; Bryson Orzechowski; Bradon Fritsche; Brantley Fristsche.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com.
Visitation: Friends may call the First Baptist Church in Marissa, IL on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.
Funeral: Services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Marissa, IL on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:00pm with Pastors Jim and Deb Harkness officiating.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.