In memory of
Michael Jankowski Evansville, IN - Michael Fredrick Jankowski, 76, of Evansville, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at Deaconess Hospital Midtown Campus after a courageous battle with leukemia. Mike was born November 23, 1942 in Centralia, IL to the late Walter J. and Bernadine (Fowler) Jankowski. Mike was a renaissance man; he was self-employed as a graphic artist, enjoyed woodworking, photography, restoring antique cameras, painting, and gardening. Mike was an excellent marksman, an Eagle Scout, a member of the Order of the Arrow and the Evansville Bird Club. He was also an environmentalist with a deep love of nature, who was always connected to the beautiful Indiana forest surrounding his home on the West Side. Surviving Mike are his wife of 48 years, Laverne (Woody) Jankowski; daughter, Jill Jankowski of Vancouver, British Columbia; son, Nick (Dave Rose) Jankowski of Ottawa, Ontario; sister, Sharon Jankowski of Dayton, OH; three brothers, Walter James (Dolores) Jankowski, Jr. of Manassas, VA; Thomas (Becky) Jankowski of Evansville and Patrick (Joani) Jankowski of Kansas City, MO; and one grandson, William. In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine Greenwood, in 2016 and by Jan Elizabeth Jankowski, who died during childhood. Friends are invited to a celebration of Mike's life, from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at his home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society at donate.lls.org . Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com .
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