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Donald Jurkowski

February 17, 1945 April 28, 2019
Donald Jurkowski
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Donald Jurkowski, USMC Corporal and recipient of the Purple Heart, Vietnam, a 21 year resident of Oak Park, passed peacefully on April 28, 2019; beloved husband of 50 years to Bonnie; loving father of Odin (Deanna), Orion (Kimberlynn), Pan, Theron (Leslie McLaughlin), Conan (Beth), Bronwyn, Don (Yvonne) Jurkowski; cherished grandfather of 12. Donald was a Social Worker Administrator for The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services until his retirement. He graduated with honors from Milton College in Milton Wisconsin with a degree in Sociology and received his master’s degree in Social Services Administration from the University of Chicago. Private interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society ( are appreciated.

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Arlington, VA 22203

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