Robert Wicherek

Obituary of Robert J. Wicherek

Robert J. Wicherek of Blue Island passed from this life Thursday, July 21, 2022 at the age of 79.  Robert is the beloved husband of Marguerite nee Valencia, whom he married October 8, 1960, and the loving father of Deborah (Charles) Fields and the late Michael Wicherek.  He is the cherished grandfather of Brandon Fields, Andrew Fields and Briana (William) Cazares and the dear brother of Kenneth Wicherek, Edward (Alice) Wicherek, Marcia (Bill Werner) Murtagh, late Jack Wicherek, late Ronald Wicherek and the late Rosie Wicherek.

Robert was a member of Pipefitters Local #597.  He was a diehard Bears fan, loved to watch drag racing, going to the casino, gardening and fishing.  But most important, Robert was very loving and loyal to his family, always displaying his great sense of humor and fierce determination.

Visitation for Robert will be held Wednesday, July 27, from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be take place Thursday, July 28, at 11 am at the Krueger Funeral Home, 13050 S. Greenwood Ave., Blue Island.  Interment St. Benedict Cemetery, Crestwood.

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