George Rumachik, 92, of Elgin, IL passed away in June 2009. He was born in Kenosha, WI, the son of the late George S. and Mary (Rupinchuk) Rumachik. He was educated in the schools of Kenosha. As a boy, George worked on the family farm, raising tomatoes for Campbell's Soup. He shared many adventures with his younger brother, Steve, including hopping freight trains to go out West and back during the Great Depression.
He was an Army veteran, serving during World War II in the European Campaign with the 184th Artillery.
He was a 60-year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 134. Member of Twin Oaks Baptist Church.
Beloved husband of the late Delores M. Rumachik (nee Johnson); loving father of George A. Rumachik, Delores (Robert) Korby, Jannice (John) Mazeikis, Suellyn Rumachik, Terrance (Monica) Rumachik and the late Robert (the late Dene) Rumachik; proud grandfather of 13; great-grandfather of seven; fond brother of Steve (Joyce) Rumachik, Anne (Frank) Donohue, Lily (the late James) Miller, David (Sharon) Rumachik and the late Mary (Leo) Jones, Jesse (late Mitchell) Urbanski, Andrew (late Hildegarde) and Paul (Patricia) Rumachik; brother in law of Robert (the late Mary Jane) Johnson and the late Arline (the late Len) Gargas; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation was June 5, 2009 at the M.J. Suerth Funeral Home, Chicago, followed by interment in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.