Stephen G. Schilawski
Birth Date: April 25, 1955
Death Date: March 12, 2018
Decatur – Stephen Gerard Schilawski, age 62, was called by Almighty God to Heaven on March 12, 2018 while at his home in Decatur, IL.
Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on April 25, 1955, he was the 5th of 7 children of Bob & Eileen Schilawski (both deceased). Steve graduated from MacArthur High School in 1973, and worked in sales throughout his adult life, including as owner of Thermal Pro Home Improvement in Decatur.
He was a very caring and outgoing man, quick to make friends, and enjoyed being with others, especially cherishing time with family, his sons, and grandchildren. His passing leaves a wound in our hearts, which can only be filled with loving memories and hope and faith in his presence with Almighty God.
Surviving are Steve’s 3 sons, Sean (Linda) of Chicago, Kyle and Reid of Decatur, former spouse Jill Shenlund, & 6 grandchildren. Also surviving are 2 sisters and 4 brothers: Sue (Rich) Smith, Bobbi Leonard, and Jim (Debby), Jay (Diana), Mark (Sara), and John (Sharon) Schilawski & numerous nieces & nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate his life will be held at 10 am, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at St Patrick Catholic Church in Decatur, IL; visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00 prior to Mass. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Decatur, IL following the service. Memorials can be directed to St. Patrick’s Catholic School or Water Street Missions, Decatur, IL.
The Schilawski Family is being served by Moran and Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2801 N. Monroe St., Decatur, IL 62526. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.moranandgoebel.com.