Joseph S. Jaworski of Beecher died Thursday, December 10, 2020 at the Manteno Veterans Home at the age of 88. Joe was born in South Chicago, IL on March 10, 1932.
Joe graduated from Chicago Vocational High School. After high school he joined the National Guard, and worked a few jobs before joining the United States Air Force for 13 years. While in the Air Force he was a automotive repairmen. After the Air Force, he was a civilian for a short time before joining the United States Army. He was in the Army for 12 years which would include the National guard as a Battalion Maintenance Officer. During his tour of duties he served in Korea and Vietnam, as well as being stationed in many countries and many cities in the United States. He retired from the military as a Warrant Officer in 1974 after serving for 25 years. Following his retirement from the military, he worked at Modern Drop Forge until he retired in 1997. He was a proud member of the Warrant Officers Association for more than 40 years, the VFW and Amvets.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Nancy (nee Kalwasinski) Lesner and his brother Robert Jaworski. In addition to his wife, Audrey Jaworski (nee Churchyard), he was a loving father to Sheila (Kevin) Bouchard and their son Jeffery. John (Cheryl) Jaworski and their sons John Jr., Christopher and Justin, also their grandchildren Claira and Logan. Adrian (Laura) Jaworski and their children Adrian Jr, and Sarah. Joseph (Staci) Jaworski and their children Heather and Aaron also their grandson Jaxxson and brother in-law to Elaine Jaworski.
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Visitation Friday, December 18th, 2020 from 1:00 P.M. until time of service at 4:00 P.M. at Beecher Funeral Home, 602 Dixie Highway, Beecher, IL 60401. Inurnment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois at a later date. Info. (708) 946-6000. www.beecherfuneralhome.org