November 20, 1940 - January 28, 2022
Robert S. “Bob” Ostrowski, age 81, of Kankakee passed away Friday, January 28, 2022 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. He was born November 20, 1940 in Kankakee, the son of Leo Ostrowski & Mary (Janczak) Ostrowski. Bob married Marla J. Marcotte on April 20, 1963 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Kankakee. Bob was a retired employee of General Food (Quaker Oats), retiring after 33 years. He was a graduate of St. Patrick Central High School. Bob was instrumental in starting midget football in the area. He enjoyed woodcarving, camping, and traveling. Most of all, Bob loved attending his grandchildren’s events. He was a collector of Santa’s. Surviving are his wife, Marla Ostrowski of Kankakee; two sons, William “Bill” & Heidi Ostrowski of Kankakee and Anthony “Tony” & Cherise Ostrowski of Limestone; three daughters, Sherri & Daniel Gifford of Clifton, Susan & Daniel Schultz of Clifton, and Tammie Ostrowski of Ashkum; one brother, Ronald Ostrowski of WI; half-sister, Sandy & Dave Persson of TX; nineteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and close family friends, Rodney Voigt of AZ and Tammy Voigt of Bourbonnais. Bob is preceded in death by his parents; one infant brother, Francis Ostrowski; one sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn & Hank Tompkins; one sister-in-law, Margaret Ostrowski; and his stepmother, Josephine Ostrowski . Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the 11 a.m. memorial Mass on Friday, February 4, 2022 at St. Rose of Lima Chapel in Kankakee. Rev. John Peeters will celebrate the Mass. Inurnment will follow at All Saints Mausoleum in Bourbonnais. Memorials may be made to the family wishes. Arrangements by Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.
Robert S. “Bob” Ostrowski, age 81, of Kankakee passed away Friday, January 28, 2022 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. He was born November 20, 1940 in Kankakee, the son of Leo Ostrowski & Mary (Janczak) Ostrowski. Bob married... View Obituary & Service Information
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