Obituaries

John A. Jakubowski

July 18, 1946 - December 22, 2021

Jakubowski Obit PhotoJohn Jakubowski, 75, of Aurora, IL passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, surrounded by his family at his home in Aurora, IL.  John was born on July 18, 1946, in Chicago, IL., the son of Arthur and Diane (nee. Pavone) Jakubowski. John was united in marriage to Judith Gossman on October 6, 2018, in St. Charles, IL. and to late Laura Reeves on September 2, 1967, in Elmwood Park, Il.

He is survived by his wife, Judith Jakubowski; one son, John Paul (Kristen) Jakubowski; three daughters, Kathleen (Allan) Schmidt, Julie (Joel) Howard, and Maureen Franzmann; two stepsons, Michael Borneman and Steven (Kristen) Borneman; six grandsons, Jacob Jakubowski, A.J. Schmidt, Jordan Howard, Leonardo, Logan, and Quinn Franzmann; four granddaughters, Abbie Schmidt, Jaden Howard, and Madison and Morgan Jakubowski; and many step grandchildren; one sister, Joan (Robert) Schackmann.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Laura E. Jakubowski and one son, David Jakubowski.

A visitation will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 26, 2021, at Moss Family Funeral Homes, 209 S. Batavia Avenue, Batavia, IL.  Funeral services will begin with prayers from the funeral home at 9:15 AM Monday, December 27, 2021, before proceeding to Annunciation Catholic Church, 1820 Church Road, Aurora, IL., to celebrate Mass at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton, IL.

Memorial donations in John’s name may be made to the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, c/o Contigny American Legion Post 556, www.cantignypost556.org.

Guest Book

  • Alice Kendall Our hearts hurt with yours during this difficult time of loss. We are praying daily for all of you for peace that passes understanding. Love you!
  • Heidi McGuire John and family, Sorry for your loss. Sympathy and prayers to you.
  • Christine & RJ Cropper We send our love and prayers during this difficult time ... John was a fun loving, amazing man! He was a gift to all who met him. We pray for a peace that can only come from God as you mourn 💙 he will be deeply missed.
  • John & Mary Ellen Theriault We send our sympathy and prayers to all the family. John was our friend for over 45 years. We wish you all peace as you mourn.