In memory of
Alvin Charles Attaway
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In memory of
Alvin Charles Attaway
Alvin Charles Attaway Alvin Charles Attaway of Joliet, passed away at Senior Star Memory Care in Romeoville on Friday, September 6, 2019. Survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Margaret Ann (nee Mlakar) Attaway; daughters: Margaret Rose (Bradley) Gilbert and Patricia Ann (Donald) Kroesch; son-in-law: Lesley Sanders; sister: Delores (Robert) Colstock; sisters-in-law: Bernadine (George) Price and Donna (James) Mlakar; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Alvin was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Elsie Attaway; daughter: Diane Sanders; sisters and brothers-in-law: Bernice (Louis) Gaefke, Marjorie (William) Cryer, Betty (Howie) Thomas and Norma (Tom) Grant. Alvin was born in Elwood on December 20, 1927. Veteran on the United States Army serving in Korea. Former switchman at the E J & E railroad for 40 years. A member of St. Bernard's Church in Joliet, Joliet Radio Control Club, Senior Association at St. Joe's Park and Jo-Annittes of St. Mary's Nativity Catholic Church. Alvin was an avid poker player, photographer, tractor restorer and fisherman. He enjoyed family picnics and winters in Florida, metal detecting on the beach and watching space shuttle launches. Per Alvin's wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no visitation. A private interment with full military honors will be held at a later date in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. A Celebration of Life will be held for family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made as gifts in Alvin's memory to Joliet Area Community Hospice or The Senior Star Memory Care Unit. Obituary and tribute wall for Alvin Attaway at www.tezakfuneralhome.com . Arrangements entrusted to:
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In memory of
Alvin Charles Attaway
Alvin Charles Attaway Alvin Charles Attaway of Joliet, passed away at Senior Star Memory Care in Romeoville on Friday, September 6, 2019. Survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Margaret Ann (nee Mlakar) Attaway; daughters: Margaret Rose (Bradley) Gilbert and Patricia Ann (Donald) Kroesch; son-in-law: Lesley Sanders; sister: Delores (Robert) Colstock; sisters-in-law: Bernadine (George) Price and Donna (James) Mlakar; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Alvin was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Elsie Attaway; daughter: Diane Sanders; sisters and brothers-in-law: Bernice (Louis) Gaefke, Marjorie (William) Cryer, Betty (Howie) Thomas and Norma (Tom) Grant. Alvin was born in Elwood on December 20, 1927. Veteran on the United States Army serving in Korea. Former switchman at the E J & E railroad for 40 years. A member of St. Bernard's Church in Joliet, Joliet Radio Control Club, Senior Association at St. Joe's Park and Jo-Annittes of St. Mary's Nativity Catholic Church. Alvin was an avid poker player, photographer, tractor restorer and fisherman. He enjoyed family picnics and winters in Florida, metal detecting on the beach and watching space shuttle launches. Per Alvin's wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no visitation. A private interment with full military honors will be held at a later date in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. A Celebration of Life will be held for family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made as gifts in Alvin's memory to Joliet Area Community Hospice or The Senior Star Memory Care Unit. Obituary and tribute wall for Alvin Attaway at www.tezakfuneralhome.com . Arrangements entrusted to:
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1211 Plainfield Road
Joliet, IL 60435
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A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Premium bouquet is approximately 22"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S31-5009P

A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Deluxe bouquet is approximately 21"H x 20"W.

Sku: ftd-S31-5009D

A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Standard bouquet is approximately 20"H x 19"W.

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