Edward Frank Sistek, Jr. of South Wilmington 1943 – 2022 | Obituaries | wcsjnews.com – wcsjnews.com

., age 79, of South Wilmington, IL passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at the Lightways Hospice Home in Joliet, IL.
Born August 2, 1943 to the late Edward William and Doris Elaine (nee Granger) Sistek, Sr. Ed graduated from Gardner-South Wilmington High School with the class of 1961. He married Sharon Joyce Rossio July 14, 1962 at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in South Wilmington. Ed began employment as an operator working for his father’s construction company, Sistek’s Excavating, until he started his own business in 1983, Sistek’s Sales & Service which he proudly operated in South Wilmington. Member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church and Ducks Unlimited. He served on the board for the South Wilmington Fireman’s Club and volunteered for the South Wilmington Volunteer Fire Department. Ed enjoyed duck hunting, bird watching (especially for Purple Martin’s), and spending time with his four-legged companion, Brandy.
Surviving are his wife of sixty years, Sharon Sistek of South Wilmington; three children, Paula (Mark) Pourchot of Gardner, IL, Frank (Patti) Sistek of South Wilmington, and David (Marsa) Sistek of Braceville, IL; seven grandchildren, Jedd (Miranda) Morris, Jillyan Morris, Emily (Jeff) Long, Amanda (Aaron) Smith, Zach Sistek, Mitch (Mallory) Sistek, and Delaney Sistek; twelve great-grandchildren, Cooper and Emmett Morris, Ryan Smith, Natalie Smith, Leah, Elizabeth, Daniel, and Allison Smith, Landon and Sidney Long, Layla and Grady Sistek; and special devoted niece, Mary Rossio.
Visitation will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, Braidwood, Monday, October 31, 2022 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. Family and friends will immediately follow in procession to the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in South Wilmington for the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery, Braceville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name to the South Wilmington Ambulance Service or Lightways Hospice would be appreciated. For more information and to visit his online guestbook, please log on to www.rwpattersonfuneralhomes.com or find us on Facebook.
R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory
401 E. Main St., Braidwood, 815-458-2336
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