October 21, 1937 - December 11, 2018
Kenneth “Ken” J. Kucharski, age 81, passed away December 11, 2018 at Presence Mercy Medical Center. He was born October 21, 1937, in Aurora, IL, the son of Thomas and Dorothy (Popp) Kucharski. Ken was a Marmion Military Academy graduate. During the Cold War, Ken proudly served in the United States Navy. Ken was an avid woodworker, fisherman and sports enthusiast. He coached multiple grade school sports and was a basketball referee. He was an avid Chicago sports fan. Ken was an active member of St. Joseph Parish and the Lucky 50 Club. He also served as a Eucharistic Minister at Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora. Ken is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Frederica “Freddie ” Kucharski; children Mary Kay (Jon) Bieritz, David (Bobbie) Kucharski, Tom (Nikki) Kucharski; grandchildren Lauren (Chris), Dan (Brittany), Andrea, Kristy (Kevin), Frank (Rella), Tommy, Casey, and Sammy; great-grandchildren Ian, Ella, Leah, and Mason; and his sister Barbara (Rennie) Holmes. He is preceded by his parents; brother Ronald Kucharski; and niece Leslie Holmes. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018, at 11:30 AM from THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY to St. Joseph Catholic Church at 12:00 PM; Fr. Jerome Leake will officiate with interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, in Aurora, IL. Visitation will be held Friday, December 14, 2018, from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM at THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 North Lake Street, Aurora, Illinois 60506. (630) 631-5500. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Church 722 High St, Aurora, IL 60505 or to Aurora Central Catholic Catholic High School c/o Development Department 1255 N. Edgelawn Drive Aurora, Illinois 60506. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Phillip Moore and the staff at Presence Mercy Medical Center. Please visit our interactive website at www.daleidenmortuary.com where you may sign the guest book or leave condolences for Ken’s family.
Kenneth “Ken” J. Kucharski, age 81, passed away December 11, 2018 at Presence Mercy Medical Center. He was born October 21, 1937, in Aurora, IL, the son of Thomas and Dorothy (Popp) Kucharski. Ken was a Marmion Military Academy graduate.... View Obituary & Service Information
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