Edward J. Wujek


LITCHFIELD - Edward Joseph Wujek, 96, of Litchfield, passed away Nov. 21, 2018 at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Care in Litchfield. 

A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26 at the Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield with Fr. Robert Porter officiating. Visitation will be from 5–7 p.m. on Nov. 26. Cremation will follow the services.

Edward was born April 7, 1922 in LaSalle-Peru to Stanley and Agnes (Olsztynski) Wujek. He married Amelia Lola Garcia on June 29, 1946 in DePue. She preceded him in death on Nov. 6, 2014.

Survivors include one son, Dr. Roger (Donna) Wujek of Litchfield; one daughter, Susan Wujek of Chillicothe; two grandchildren, Dr. Dan (Rachael) Wujek and Michelle (Roy) Schieferdecker, both of Litchfield; and six great-grandchildren, Julia, Anthony and Joshua Bader, William and Michael Wujek and Lane Schieferdecker

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two brothers, Frank and Steve Wujek; and two sisters, Louise Witte and Rosemary Allert.

Edward was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp and served on Guadalcanal in the South Pacific during World War II. Over the years, he was self-employed as a farmer. He also owned a restaurant, worked as a truck driver and was a watchmaker. He was a member of Holy Family Parish in Litchfield and Holy Cross Parish in Mendota. He served as a volunteer on the Mendota Ambulance service for several years.

The family suggests memorials to HSHS St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. 

For more information, to light a candle or sign the online guestbook, please visit www.plummerfuneralservices.com.

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