Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Joan Kujawa (nee Lukacek)

Passed away on July 26, 2019

Joan Kujawa (nee Lukacek), age 78.  Late of the East Side.  Passed away July 26, 2019.  Beloved wife of Thomas Kujawa.  Loving mother to Michael (Meredith) Kujawa, Debbie Plemons, and Robert (Mary) Kujawa.  Cherished grandmother of Nicole, Kaitlyn, Olivia, Logan, Kieran, and Mason.  Dearest sister of Richard (Norma) Lukacek, late Michael (Carole) Lukacek, and the late James (AnnMarie) Lukacek.  Dearest sister in law of Gayle (Jerry) Kuntz and the late Fred (late Monica) Kujawa.  Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.  Special cousin of Anita Sejna.  Lifelong best friend of Joyce Justak.  Joan Kujawa was born on January 4, 1941 in Hammond, IN to Michael and Susie Lukacek and has been a resident of Chicago, IL for over 50 years.  She has been married to the love of her life, Thomas Kujawa for 54 years.  Joan was a longtime secretary at the Vrdolyak Law Group.  She was a member of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association and a dedicated and active parishioner of the Church of Annunciata. Devoted to her family, Joan will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.  Visitation Wednesday, July 31, 2019 3-8 pm.  Funeral Services Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 9:30 am from the Elmwood Chapel 11200 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago to Church of the Annunciata.  Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am.  Interment St. John St. Joseph Cemetery, Hammond, IN.  For more information 773-731-2749 or www.elmwoodchapel.com


Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:30 am

Funeral Mass:
Church of the Annunciata
11128 S. Avenue G
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:00 am

St. John / St. Joseph Cemetery
Hammond, Indiana

Visitation Location

East Side
11200 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-2749


Visitation Information

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm

Prayer Service
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 7:15 pm

"Tom and family-I am so sorry -please accept my heartfelt sympathy......"
- Violet Jurich
July 28, 2019 4:29 pm

"Joan was an unfailingly sweet woman. My thoughts and prayers are with her loving family."
- Colleen Kujawa
July 29, 2019 11:20 am

"My condolences to the family. My mother has good memories working with her at Vrdoylak's. A very thoughtful lady that will deeply missed."
- Julie Armijos (CASTILLO)
July 29, 2019 1:33 pm

"Dear Bob/Mary and Family We are so sorry, please accept out heartfelt Sympathy. Joe, Lydia and Kathy."
- Katherine Gutierrez Joe & Lydia Sarcinella
July 30, 2019 12:22 pm

July 31, 2019 8:50 am

"So sorry to hear about Joan we will miss her in church "
- Arlene Ciesielski
July 31, 2019 12:13 pm

"Sending you our sincere ,and deepest sorrow on the lost of your sister. George E. and Mary Ewing"
- George E. Ewing (GEE)
August 1, 2019 1:17 pm

Candles Lit
"RIP Auntie Joanne. I see you with My Dad, My Husband, Grandma, Uncle Joe and all of those that left this earth before us eating more pierogi. Until We meet again in Paradise....."
- Dawn Lukacek Farner
July 28, 2019 9:50 pm