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Michael J. Chirkun

May 3, 1931 ~ July 8, 2022 (age 91)

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Michael J. Chirkun, 91, of Oswego, IL, passed away Friday July 8, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 3, 1931 in Chicago; son of Michael and Sophie (Yankowitz) Chirkun. Mike proudly served in The United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. Mike received an engineering degree from Chicago Technical Institute. His career was in sales; working for several companies, one of which was Worthington Pump, where he was a salesman for 15+ years. Mike was an avid Church attendee and also being a member of the Knights of Columbus at Visitation Parish in Elmhurst, IL. and St. Anne’s Parish in Oswego, IL  totaling over 60 years.; he also enjoyed fishing, being on the water and a good cigar. He is survived by his daughter Laura (Mike) Keyser, 4 grandchildren; Eric Peterson, Caitlin Keyser, Kayla Keyser, Kristen Keyser, nieces Maureen and Patricia and many other relatives. Mike is preceded in death by his parents, His wife Patricia and a sister Julia (the late John) Neil. Family will be receiving guests Thursday July 14, 2022 from 3pm to 7pm at Dieterle Memorial Home 1120 S. Broadway, Montgomery. Funeral mass will be Friday July 15, 2022, 11am at St. Anne Catholic Church 511 Boulder Hill Pass in Oswego. Burial will take place at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 Hoff Road in Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Pregnancy Information Center of Aurora 411 W. Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL. 60506 are appreciated. For guestbook and directions visit 630-897-1196


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July 14, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dieterle Memorial Home
1120 South Broadway
Montgomery, IL 60538

Funeral Mass
July 15, 2022

11:00 AM
St Anne's Catholic Church
551 Boulder Hill Pass
Oswego , IL 60543


Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 West Hoff Road
Elwood, IL 60421

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