Donna F. Korkowski nee Ward, Sis, age 77, of Lombard,

Written by Brust Funeral Home on March 22nd, 2014

KorkowskiDonna F. Korkowski nee Ward, Sis, age 77, of Lombard, Illinois, passed away March 20, 2014.

 She was born in Chicago, Illinois,on June 2, 1936,to parents Lester and Emily nee Paulda Ward. She married Raymond Korkowski in Chicago, Illinois, on November 26, 1955.


Donna is lovingly remembered by her husband, Ray; daughter Linda Stawarski of O’Fallon, Illinois; son Bill Korkowski of St. Charles, Illinois; daughter Wanda (Christopher) Gavin; son Steve (Kristen) Korkowski  of Elmhurst, Illinois; grandchildren, Andrew (Lindsay Grant) Stawarski ; David (Andrew) Stawarski; Katharine Stawarski; Kimberly (Matt) Harper; Michael Korkowski; Alexis Korkowski, Alyssa Korkowski; great grandchildren, Landen Stawarski and Haley Lin Stawarski; brothers, Joseph Ward and Larry Ward.

Donna is preceded in death by her father, Lester Ward; mother, Emily nee Paulda Ward; and Thomas Stawarski, son-in-law.

 Donna has been known to shake up a mean game of Boggle; overbid in Pinochle; could finish a crossword puzzle from the Trib in one sitting; and loved gardening, sewing, drawing and painting, especially drawing holy pictures with chalk to pass Latin class. Her children have always admired how she could yell at the top of the stairs, “Ray-mond! Turn down that T.V.!”, and still be heard over a Cubs game.

 The visitation will be held at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main St., Lombard, Illinois, on Monday,  March 24, 2014, from 5-8 p.m. Prayers will be Tuesday, March 25 at 10 AM from Brust Funeral Home to Christ the King Church, 1501 S. Main St., Lombard, Illinois, for 10:30 AM Mass. Interment private.


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