Raymond Drozek, 87, of Wood Dale passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at home surrounded by those that loved him most. He was born on January 13, 1933 the son of William and Anna (Opalinak) Drozek. He married the love of his life on June 15, 1957 and turned the lucky Luisa Oropeza into Mrs. Luisa Drozek. In 1960, they settled in their lifelong home of Wood Dale and started a family where he and his lovely wife became the proud parents of three wonderful daughters, and ultimately the proud grandparents and great-grandparents. To help provide for his family he worked as a dispatcher with the police department. He was a supportive and faithful husband and an involved and loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather whose loss will be felt by many.
He is survived by his wife: Luisa Drozek; his three daughters: Carol (Mick) Survance, Linda (Ron) Bray, and Lydia Slockyj; his three granddaughters: Cali Bray, Emily Slockyj, and Elizabeth Slockyj; his two grandsons: Brandon (Julia) Bray and Michael Slockyj; and his brother: Ronald (Audrey) Drozek; as well as many other family members and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents: William and Anna Drozek, and his brother: William Drozek.
A wake is going to be held Monday, July 6, 2020 at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale, IL 60191 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. A funeral mass is scheduled the following morning: Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 254 N Wood Dale Rd, Wood Dale, IL 60191 at 10:00 AM. Arrangements made by Geils Funeral Home, Wood Dale, IL. For information: (630) 766-3232