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James E. "Jim"
Kociolek

August 28, 1950 – November 9, 2018

James Kociolek
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"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Colonial Chapel Funeral Home & Crematory
"The amount of people that showed up tonight shows you the kind of man my Uncle Jim was. I am so grateful for Aunt Pat and Uncle Jim opening..."
— Steve Gorski
"Dear Pat & family~ our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you during this very sad time. May the wonderful memories of Jim help comfort..."
— Steve & Jeanne Wegner
"Our thoughts and prayers are with you"
— Fulton Staff
"I will always remember your laugh and the kindness, generosity, and love that you showed to our family. Holiday parties at your house were..."
— Nicole Baird
"Love you so much Dad. I will miss you the rest of my life. Thanks for being a wonderful father and setting a good example for me. Hope you..."
— Matt Kociolek
"My deepest sympathies to you Pat and the family. Having walked in your shoes I definitely know how hard your loss is. Please know I’m..."
— Deborah Kohler
"So sad to hear. Uncle Jim, you were always one of the nicest men I've ever known. I've always enjoyed talking with you and learning from..."
— Becky Mercado & children
"You will be deeply missed by all those that have been fortunate enough to know you. "
— Ed and Erin Kello
"Lighting a memorial candle in honor of my Uncle Jim. He wasn’t just my uncle...he was my Godfather. A role I know meant the world to him...."
— Nick Narakas

Obituary for James E. "Jim" Kociolek

James "Jim" Kociolek, age 68, beloved husband for 33 years to Patricia, nee Kello. Loving father of Edward (Lisa) Kociolek and Matthew (Elyse) Kociolek. Devoted son of the late Edward and the late Virginia Kociolek. Fond brother of Janice (Dan) Majchrowski, Judy (Paul) Dobbs, Jackie (Joe) Bugica, John (Alice) Kociolek and the late Jeanette Baio. Dear son-in-law of Lillian and the late Edward Kello. Dear brother-in-law of Kathleen (Vince) Long, Anne (Richard) Gorski, Barbara (late Al) Narakas and the late Edward (Penny) Kello and the late Michael Kello. Dearest uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until time of Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Interment Private.

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Visitation

When Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Colonial Chapel
Address
15525 S. 73rd Ave.
Orland Park, IL
Location Information
Harlem to Wheeler Dr. (15500 S.) Turn west and go one block. Colonial Chapel will be on the north side of Wheeler Dr.
Additional Information Visitation Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until time of Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL.

Service Information

When
Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 7:00pm
Location
Colonial Chapel
Address
15525 S. 73rd Ave.
Orland Park, IL
Location Information
Harlem to Wheeler Dr. (15500 S.) Turn west and go one block. Colonial Chapel will be on the north side of Wheeler Dr.
Service Extra Info
Visitation Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until time of Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL.

Interment Information

Location
Private
Address