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Drake & Son Funeral Home

5303 North Western Ave, Chicago, IL

OBITUARY

Estelle Ilene Grabowy

August 31, 1917June 24, 2020
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Estelle Grabowy age 102 of Chicago. Born August 31, 1917, Beloved wife of John for 54 wonderful years. Cherished mother of John (Danna) & Suzy (Bill) Grandmother to Sam, Gabi, Joshua, John, & Grace.

Estelle loved bowling with her league, The Tuesday Ladies & continued to bowl well into her mid-eighties with her friends. She also loved to knit & crochet for her family. Every child had a baby outfit & every family member had an afghan. Estelle also loved making stuffed animals for the grandkids. Gramma's house always had a big supply of chocolate kisses in the candy jar.

Gramma Estelle loved her home on Carmen Avenue & it was a special, magical place to visit. She lived there as a child and for almost all of her adult life as well. Everyone was welcome there. She loved to look out the living room window to watch the rabbits, squirrels & young families new to the neighborhood. She was well-loved to all who knew her.

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Nancy Ortiz

June 29, 2020

So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. Many great memories on Carmen Ave. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Sincerely,
Nancy, Jose & Taylor Ortiz

John Nemeth

June 28, 2020

Sorry for your loss John and Suzy and family.Many fond memories of your Mom when we were growing up.Sorry we can't be there tomorrow, we are out of town,our thoughts are with you ,John & Donna Nemeth

Karen Gregory

June 25, 2020

Our deepest condolences to John & Suzie and your family on your loss.
Lenny & Karen Gregory

We got a chance to spend time with her when we were in Chicago a few years ago.

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