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Thursday September 26th, 2019
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Edward "Lunk" F. Kolojay Jr.

Edward “Lunk” F. Kolojay Jr., 76 of Streator passed away Sunday (September 22, 2019) surrounded by his family at the OSF St. Francis Medical Center , Peoria.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 4 – 7 PM and Friday from 10 – 11 AM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 AM at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Pontiac.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be, Daniel Kolodziej and James McDonald.  Active will be his grandchildren.

Ed was born on October 26, 1942 in Streator to Edward F. and Dorothy (Hart) Kolojay Sr.  He married Wilma Walkup on June 22, 1963.  She preceded him in death on April 9, 1997.

Surviving are children; Tammy (Cory) Compton of Las Vegas, NV, William (Melissa Weddel) Kolojay of Cornell, Karen (Ed) Leskanich of Streator and Bonnie (Brad) Johnson of Long Point, 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, brothers Daniel (Carol) Kolodziej of Streator and Kenneth “Todd” Kolojay of Sandy Valley, NV and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, 1 grandchild and 1 great-grandchild.

Ed attended Streator Grade Schools and Streator High School.  He retired from Caterpillar in Joliet and he formerly ran a kennel for American Black and Tan Coon Hounds.  Ed loved traveling, cruises, old classic cars, motorcycles, playing the guitar, line dancing, spending winters in Texas and was an avid Colts fan.

Memorials may be made in his name to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital.

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We met Ed when he moved into Country Palms RV Park in San Juan TX. He was easy to get acquainted with. Always had a lot to add to a conversation. He will be missed!

Lyle and Doris Winter Sep 28 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Kolojay Family and Friends,
May our deepest Condolences be with you!
Your Freinds,
JXE Peterbilt

JXE Peterbilt Sep 26 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Wish I was able to come and pay my respects but my health doesnt permit it.
Hugs to Tammy, Billy, Karen, and Bonnie.

Tammy Shaw Durre

Tammy Shaw Durre Sep 26 2019 12:00 AM

An A GARDEN PATH was sent by Rik & Alicia Montague on September 26, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Sep 26 2019 12:00 AM

A TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was ordered on September 25, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Sep 25 2019 12:00 AM

A SOPHISTICATION WILLOW BASKET SPRAY was ordered on September 25, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Sep 25 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edward "Lunk" Kolojay Jr.

Renee Lowe Janssen Sep 25 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry on Lunks passing lots of childhood memories there from south otter creek neighborhood the best of all times and u never forget !! Condolences to all family members RIP Lunk!!

Renee Lowe Janssen Sep 25 2019 12:00 AM

A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on September 25, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Sep 25 2019 12:00 AM