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John P. Piatkowski
John P. Piatkowski, 76 of Streator passed away Monday January 3, 2022, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
A visitation will be held Monday from 10 am – 12noon at the Winterrowd Funeral Home with services following at noon.
John was born on November 23, 1945, in Weil, Germany to Walter and Theresa (Nadzielska) Piatkowski. He married Nancy Lucas on April 26, 1968. She survives.
Also surviving are son James Piatkowski of S. Carolina, daughter, Carissa Piatkowski of Streator, brother, Walter Piatkowski of Streator, sisters, Mary (Robert) Brown of Princeville, Christine (Rodney) Fultz of Shabbona, his God daughter Kelly Senko, several nieces and nephews. John also leaves behind several very close family friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, nephews, Ryan Piatkowski and Eric Fultz and niece, D’anne Piatkowski.
John attended St. Stephen’s Grade School and graduated from Streator High School in 1965. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam Era. John retired from Lyon Metal in Montgomery and was formerly a carpenter. He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church. John enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs and Bears and Notre Dame.
John was such a vibrant character. He will always be in the hearts of his loving family and friends.
Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Make a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in honor of John P. Piatkowski
Was sorry to hear of John's passing, I had the privilege of working with John at Caterpillar and again at Lyon Metal; zo we were Union brothers with the UAW and the USWA. He was a good guy and
will be missed
Jerry Urbanec Jan 17 2022 11:48 AM
We were very sorry to learn that John had passed away. Please know that our thoughts and prayers will be with the family during this difficult time. Yadja and Ken Engel
Yadja Engel Jan 11 2022 10:07 AM
So very sorry to hear of John's passing. He was a good friend and neighbor. Our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time to Nancy & family.
Randy & Denise Hart Jan 9 2022 7:40 PM
Oh Nancy I am so sorry to hear this. John was such a great guy. So glad we have lots of awesome memories. Hugs love and endless prayers from Dad, Sarah Isaac and myself.
Amy Melvin Jan 8 2022 7:09 PM
John will be missed.
Prayers for John and for all family.
Please know we pray for your family. .
Teresa and Stefan Pazur Jan 8 2022 12:32 PM
Oh Nancy, I am so sorry. You have loved John forever.
Charline Jan 7 2022 10:34 PM
So sorry to hear of John's passing. He will be remembered fondly and yes he was quite the character!
Debbie (Dawson) Scott Jan 7 2022 6:04 PM
We would like to offer Nancy and family our deepest and most sincere condolences. May the soul of John rest in peace.
The Ron Elias Family Jan 7 2022 2:38 PM
So sorry to hear of John's passing! Our deepest condolences to Nancy and family! Jim and Michelle (French) Thompson
Michelle and Jim Thompson Jan 7 2022 11:30 AM
A candle was lit in memory of John Piatkowski
Michelle and Jim Thompson Jan 7 2022 11:27 AM