Cover photo for Donald J. Kolojay's Obituary
Donald J. Kolojay Profile Photo
1948 Donald Kolojay 2024

Donald J. Kolojay

October 27, 1948 — May 6, 2024

Streator

Donald J. Kolojay, 75 of Streator passed away May 6, 2024, at his home.

A visitation will be held Sunday from 12noon until 2p.m. at the Winterrowd Funeral Home with services and full military honors conducted by members of the Peru American Legion.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Jerry, Joe, Mason, Emerson, Mike, and Bud.

Don was born on October 27, 1948, in Streator to Andrew and Jean (Gochanour) Kolojay.  He married Patty Hawkins on May 27, 1987.  She survives.

Also surviving are children; Jerry Kolojay of Colorado, Sandra Kolojay-Crawley of Henry, Joe (Jaime) Kolojay of Morris and Stephanie Hawkins of Dwight, 14 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, brother John (Donna) Kolojay of Streator, sisters, Gail, Kelly, and Vicki all of Washington state, sister-in-law Marsha Kolojay, brother-in-law Dick Rowe and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son James, granddaughter Amara, brothers, Thomas and Robert, sisters, Dorothy, and Sue.

Don attended Wilson and Woodland grade schools and Streator High School.

He proudly served in the US Navy aboard the USS Oriskany during Vietnam.  Don retired from Union Local 722.  He was a member of the Streator Men’s Bowling League.

Memorials may be made to the family of Donald Kolojay.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Donald J. Kolojay, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, May 12, 2024

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Winterrowd-Hagi Funeral Home

305 S Park St, Streator, IL 61364

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Sunday, May 12, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Winterrowd-Hagi Funeral Home

305 S Park St, Streator, IL 61364

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Military Honors

Sunday, May 12, 2024

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Winterrowd-Hagi Funeral Home

305 S Park St, Streator, IL 61364

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1668

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree