JOHN “JAKE” JAKUBIK, age 85, Veteran U.S. Army, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on May 21st, 2019

jakubikJohn “Jake” Jakubik, age 85, of Lombard, passed away on May 19th, 2019.

Jake was born in Pittsburgh, PA and moved to the Chicago area early in his childhood.  Jake served his country in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1964.  He was a Sergeant First Class with the 82nd Airborne Division.  Jake eventually found his calling in life and spent the rest of his career as an administrator for the ATC at CDH where he eventually retired from.

Jake enjoyed his annual fishing trips to Canada. A part of the lake where he spent so many years chasing Walleye and Northern Pike was named “Jake’s Mile”.  Jake was also a life-long member of the NRA and had an extensive Eagle collection.

Jake was preceded in death his parents, Josephine and Stephan Jakubik, sister Josie, and brother George.  Jake is survived by his sons Joseph (Renee) Jakubik, Christopher (Carol) Jakubik, brother Steve (Kally) Jakubik.  He will be greatly missed by his grandsons: Joseph, Jonathan, Greg, Johnny Jakubik, Justin Fudala, and his nephew Lance (Jan) Jakubik, and Stephanie Jakubik.

As per Jake’s final wishes, no memorial services will be held.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wounded Warrior Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home. Call 888-629-0094 for information.

 

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