January 15, 1951 - June 3, 2020
Princeton – William “Bill” J. Walowski 69 of Princeton, IL passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 surrounded by loved ones, after a long battle with cancer. Bill was born in Chicago, IL on January 15, 1951 to Aloysius and Camilla (Draminski) Walowski. After graduating in 1969 from DeLasalle high school he married his love of over 49 years, Kathleen Allison on July 31, 1971 at St. Bridgets Catholic Church, Chicago, IL. He worked at the Cook County Highway Department, retired after 25 years with Consolidate Freightways and was currently working at Kankakee Grain during retirement. He was a proud Teamster Union Member of Central State and Local 710. He enjoyed playing slots and cards, woodworking, waxing vehicles, yard work and vacationing in the sun. He had a love for ice cream bars, pound cake, 7 & 7 and his Old Style and most of all proving his children wrong! His favorite times were spent with his family, hanging out with his loved ones, playing with his grandchildren and hanging out with his German shepherd, Tango. Bill is survived by his wife of 49 years Kathleen “Kathy” Walowski of Princeton, IL; his four children, William “Billy” (Shannon) Walowski of Eagle, WI, Tammy (Shane) Humpage of Utica, IL, Brian Walowski of Princeton, IL, and Jason Walowski of Princeton, IL; eight grandchildren, : Lynsay (Munchkin) & Logan (Brusier) Humpage, Krysten (Tiger), Payton (Crusher), Cole (Chip), Kai (Dale) Walowski, Brycen (Yoda) & Teagan (Cheeks) Walowski; two sisters, Florence Paprzycki of Chicago, IL and Geri Schremp of Naperville, IL; two brothers, Tom (Val) Walowski of Naperville, IL and Dale (Penny) Walowski Plainfield, IL; he was also an uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Aloysius and Camilla Walowski, one brother Aloysius “Smokey” Walowski, one sister, Dolores “Mikey” Burns, mother in law, Kathryn Allison, five brother in laws, Charles Allison, William Allison, Jesse Allison, Norb Paprzycki, Edward Schremp and Francis Burns, two sister in laws Linda Becerra and Juanita Stevens, two nephews Michael Paprzycki and David Schremp. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for charitable distribution. A private family visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Norberg Memorial Home, Inc. & Monuments from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. followed by a graveside service at Oakland Cemetery, officiated by Father Daniel Gifford. Online condolences and memorials may be left at www.norbergfh.com Arrangements by Norberg Memorial Home, Inc. & Monuments.
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