Frank W. Podgorny Posted: 2018-12-08 17:33:40

Frank W. Podgorny


Frank W. Podgorny, 79 of Huntley, died peacefully , December 7, 2018 with his family by his side.
A celebration of life service will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 4-8pm with military rites being accorded at 7pm all at Pinecrest Restaurant -11220 Algonquin Rd, Huntley, IL 60142. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society.
Frank was born September 10, 1939 in Chicago, IL the son of Frank and Evelyn Podgorny. He served proudly in the United States Army. On July 25, 1964 he married Angela Waksmundzki. He worked as an elevator mechanic for IUEC Local 2. Frank was an avid Bears and Blackhawks fan. He enjoyed mind quizzes on his IPad and watching tv especially HBO. He and Angela enjoyed traveling together.
He is survived by his wife, Angela, his children, Christine (George) Killmer, Laura (Axel) Paiz, Frank (Julie) Podgorny, and Jeffrey (Claudia) Podgorny, by his 8 grandchildren and his brother, Jim (Dolly) Podgorny and by many nieces and nephews. Frank was preceded in death by his parents and by his sister, Joyce and brothers, Richard and Robert.
For further information please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or on-line condolences may be directed to

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Jane Karbowski 2018-12-08 18:16:26

My deepest sympathies for your loss

Walt and Debbie Yomme 2018-12-08 18:27:41

We send our love and prayers. Frank has been a delight to us for the past twenty years and a vital part of our vacation family in Naples. We have enjoyed his dry wit and his infectious laugh. We will miss him. Angie, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Lindsay Uppling 2018-12-08 18:28:42

A great man who raised some amazing children. Deepest sympathies to you all.

Jeffrey Podgorny 2018-12-08 19:22:45

Miss you dad GOBEARS!!!!

Fred & Mary AnnePalumbo 2018-12-08 19:43:10

Our sincere condolences to the entire Podgorny family. Frank & Angie have been our perfect neighbors for the past 16 years. We have experienced the most loving friendship you will ever expect to receive. Always kind & helpful & there for us when we needed it most. We always tried to repay him for his kindness but ht heir kindness can never be matched. We have many fun memories & we are very thankful for having Frank as a friend for these several years . Heaven just received a Very Good man. We will miss you Frank . Rest peacefully in the arms of Our Saviot.

Betty Dressler and Wayne Dressler 2018-12-08 20:19:53

Angie we are so sorry to hear about Frank. May he Rest In Peace. We send our prayers to you and your family.

Richard Waksmundzki 2018-12-08 20:27:15

Uncle Frank!!! Always the best and will always be a legend. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Celebrate his life!

Christine Killmer 2018-12-08 20:27:33

You will forever be missed my cute dad. You were an amazing father who worked his bootie off to give us everything we needed. Your love for your grandkids was even more incredible. I'm blessed with so many memories I will cherish forver. Rest in peace, until we meet again. Love from your first born xoxo

Brownlow’s 2018-12-08 20:51:50

We are so sorry for your loss! May he RIP. Sending our condolences.

Dick & Gerry Groves 2018-12-08 22:00:06

Frank was a very nice neighbor & I know he will be missed by us all. Our prayers & condolences go out to Angie & her family!

FRANK J BOEKELOO 2018-12-09 00:12:55

So sorry Jeff you are in my prayers brother

Dave & Nancy Crooks (Jones) 2018-12-09 02:38:42

Our Deepect condolences to you & your family.

Lorrie Eisenmann 2018-12-09 05:25:44

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Podgorny family. Many hugs and much love, The Eisenmann Family

Bob and Colleen Kostrzeski 2018-12-09 05:35:59

I’ve known Frank since the 60’s. He’s always been a really decent guy. Our condolences to Angie and family.

Helmut Filian 2018-12-09 05:44:59

Thoughts and prayers to you and your family

Joan Kendzora 2018-12-09 07:19:45

So very sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. He was always so warm and welcoming when I was at your house. May your family find peace in the passing days.

Chris Scheiden 2018-12-09 07:33:09

Thinking of your family during your time of loss... Will pause a moment to send love as he continues his journey....

Walt and Debbie Yomme 2018-12-09 10:03:33

We send our love and prayers. Frank has been a delight to us for the past twenty years and a vital part of our vacation family in Naples. We have enjoyed his dry wit and his infectious laugh. We will miss him. Angie, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mario restrepo 2018-12-09 12:33:01

I'm so Sorry for your lost

Mario restrepo 2018-12-09 12:35:25

I'm so Sorry for your loss

Darlene Petrovich 2018-12-09 13:42:37

What a legacy you have left up to and including your top scores on quizzes on Facebook, a wonderful family, friends, work ethics, service you your country. Your memory will be eternal❤️

Janet Polizzi 2018-12-09 18:27:58

We will miss you Uncle Frank your love and laughter will forever be in our hearts. He was an amazing Dad, grandpa and Uncle. Love you all

ROBERT(SLY) SLYCORD & MARY MURRAY 2018-12-09 21:02:52

We are so sad to hear of Frank"s passing he was a good friend and we will miss him Vanderbilt Beach.

Julie viverito 2018-12-10 00:21:33

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to all. Love u Claudia n Jeff.

Thomas Fang 2018-12-10 08:45:06

My deepest condolences to the Podgorny family. My prayers are with you.

Dick & Donna DeForte 2018-12-10 13:18:58

So to hear about Frank. You have our deepest sympathy.

Myran & Denny Anderson 2018-12-10 18:23:16

We are so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. You and your family have our deepest sympathy. We have had a lot of fun over the years at VBHC and Frank was always up for a good time. H will be badly missed by everyone who knew him.

Carl and Christine Redmond 2018-12-10 18:55:25

Our sincerest condolences to you and your family

Jimmy & Amy Tripoli 2018-12-11 19:58:05

Our sympathies in the loss of your husband, dad, uncle, and grandpa. May all your memories help to ease your grief. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Mark and Anna Hertsberg 2018-12-12 09:04:00

All of us are destined, at some point in our lives, to go through the tough time of loosing a parent. I am very sorry for you and your family to face this now. I knew your dad for some time and he impressed me as a solid, good and honest person. I am also privileged to work with Jeff on the daily basis and Frank J occasionally and I missed a chance to tell your dad how proud he should've been that him and your mom did such a great job raising their children to become high integrity adults. Memories of your dad will stay with you for the rest of your lives.