OBITUARY

Francis Alaksiewicz

November 24, 1938February 16, 2012

Francis “Frank” B. Alaksiewicz, 73, of Peoria, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 11:37 pm at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on November 24, 1938 in Warsaw, Poland and was adopted by Bruno and Marie (Gabrysiak) Alaksiewicz. He married Carolyn Louis on June 11, 1966 in Benson, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, David. Surviving are his wife, Carolyn of Peoria; four sons, Matthew of Peoria; John of Riverton, UT; Mark and Mike both of Peoria. Frank served in the U.S. Army during peace time. He worked for the U.S. Postal Department and then as a Lab Technician at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria, retiring in 2000. Frank was also a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Peoria. A memorial mass will be held Friday, February 24, 2012 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior to Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church in Peoria. Father’s Luke Poczworowski and John Grigus will officiate. Davison-Fulton-Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Run. Please visit Frank’s Story at www.woolsey-wilton.com.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, February 24, 2012
  • Memorial Mass Friday, February 24, 2012
REMEMBERING

Francis Alaksiewicz

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John & Pegg Mlotek

March 6, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of Your Loss.
Our Thoughts & Prayers go out to
Carolyn & Family.. Our Deepest Sympathy
John Peggy & Family

Mia Woolsey

February 26, 2012

You are all in my prayers and thoughts, I am so sorry for your loss. God bless.
Mia Shank Woolsey

February 23, 2012

Mark and family,
I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Chad Clift

Susan Tod (kapraun) Hetzel

February 23, 2012

Our prayers and thoughts are with you, Carolyn and family.

February 22, 2012

Carolyn and Boys
We were sorry to read this. You are all in our prayers.

Rich and Sharon Schneider

Jim Ommen

February 22, 2012

I was privileged to have met Frank several years ago as he started to attend Community Bible Study. Over the years, I never knew him to have missed a night. I am saddened by his leaving but have many wonderful memories of his faithfulness and his stories of his grand children and gardening.

February 22, 2012

So sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Much love to you all! Lee Hall

Dave Scherer

February 22, 2012

So sorry for your loss. I have such good memories of ?helping?work on the house on Marlene and exploring the treasures in the garage. I still think of him when I use that trick he taught me of closing one eye at night when turning on a light so you keep night vision in the other. He was a wonderful man and no doubt be missed by many.

February 22, 2012

We are very saddened to hear of the death of your husband and father. Our prayers are with your family at this time.

Love Stan and Sue Kapraun and Family

Al Smith

February 21, 2012

Carolyn Matt John Mark and Mike-My heart goes out to you all during this hard time. Your father was such a nice man and I have the best memories of him. The blue Van, soccer, science fairs, the red scooter, and on. Peace be with you all.