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Angeline (Mitros) Karolczak

December 22, 1936 ~ June 25, 2021 (age 84)


Angeline Karolczak, 84, of Harvard passed away at her home surrounded by family on Friday, June 25, 2021.

She was born December 22, 1936, in Elmhurst, IL to Nicholas and Wilda (VanHoose) Mitros. Angeline worked for Arnold Engineering for 25 years until retirement. Angeline was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, she enjoyed yard work, watching the Chicago White Sox, and spending time with her family.

Her true passion was being a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

Angeline married Richard Karolczak on April 11, 1959, at St. Mary’s Church in West Chicago, IL.

Survivors include her spouse of 62 years Richard; children Richard (Jane) Karolczak of Shaker Heights, OH; and Robert (Colleen) Karolczak of Woodstock, IL; five grandchildren Alison, Matthew, Nicholas, Alexander “A.J”, and Spencer Karolczak.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother George Mitros.

Visitation will be from 10-12 noon Friday, July 2, 2021, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St. Harvard, IL 60033. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 2, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 206 E. Front St. Harvard, IL 60033. Inurnment will be at a later date in River Valley Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 1111 S. Alpine Rd, Suite 307, Rockford, IL 61108.

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For more information call the funeral home at 815-943-5400.

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July 2, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home
107 W. Sumner St.
Harvard, IL 60033

Funeral Mass
July 2, 2021

12:30 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery


Alzheimer's Association- Greater Illinois Chapter
1111 S. Alpine Road, Ste 307, Rockford IL 61108

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