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Gregg Marek

July 11, 1956 — February 2, 2020

Gregg Marek

Gregg Marek

“Duke”

Age 63 of Elwood, Illinois, passed away February 2, 2020.

Born July 11, 1956 in Chicago, Gregory Alan was a son of Victor Joseph and Marianne Barbara (Bizat) Marek. He was raised and educated in Lemont, from where he graduated high school. Gregg went on to honorably service in the United States Air Force, and later worked for Amoco in Channahon for more than 20 years as a Chemical Operator, as well as in management. He most recently held employment with Signode Midwest Steel in Bridgeview. Gregg loved to shoot, was an avid gun collector, and will be remembered as a great Chicago Cubs fan.

Survivors include his wife Christine, whom he married November 18, 1996; two daughters: Chastity (John) Ahern and Rebecca Lynn Marek; two step-children: Cassandra Rambo and Kevin Rambo, Jr.; numerous grandchildren, as well as great grandchildren; his sister, Robyn Marek of Lockport, and his mother-in-law, Bonnie (Butch) Chellino of Braidwood.

Gregg was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

The family will assemble at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. A procession will then depart at 9:00 a.m. for Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, where military honors will be rendered at 9:30 a.m. Gregg will be laid to rest in the columbarium.

A memorial luncheon and celebration of Gregg's Life will be held at Diamond Banquet Hall, 55 South Daley Street in Diamond will immediately follow the cemetery services.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Gregg’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com/obituary/Gregg-Marek

Memorial services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)

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