Regina Sokolowski, nee Chytrowska, age 94

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 24th, 2018


Regina Sokolowski, nee Chytrowska, age 94, died January 22, 2018. Regina was the loving wife of Jan, who preceded her in death, in 2004. She was the beloved mother of Mark (Anna), Dan (Maria). Grandmother of Christopher Sokolowski, Dorothy (Scott) Weihofen, Barbara (Sean) Ackerman, Alicia Sokolowski and Michelle Sokolowski. Great-grandmother of Jackson Sokolowski, Johnny Weihofen, Aurora Marron and Annika, Alex and Charlotte Ackerman. Sister of Alina, Janeczka, Zofia and twin sister Adela (Ada) who proceeded her in death and sister Maria (Myszka) of Warsaw Poland as well as many nieces and nephews in Poland, Germany, France, Australia and Argentina.

Regina was born in Poland in March of 1923 and lived in Warsaw before and during World War II. She was involved in the Warsaw Uprising and served the partisans as a medical assistant. Despite her young age she served her beloved Poland with courage and determination.

Regina married Jan in 1946  and moved with her husband to Germany, England, Argentina and finally United States where she lived in Chicago area for the rest of her life. She loved her family, her beloved Poland, poetry, reading, animals and nature.

Visitation is January 25, 2018, from 9-10 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard, followed by funeral mass at Christ the King Catholic Church at 10:30 AM, 1501 S. Main St., Lombard, IL 60148

Interment at Maryhill Cemetery in Niles, IL.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to

Polish Museum of America in Chicago

or Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

Call 888-629-0094 for more information.


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  1. I would like to say condolence to the family of Regina Sokolowski. I am sure Regina is now happy in heaven.

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