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Ronald J. Jakubowski

Published: Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 5:01 p.m. CDT

COAL CITY — Mr. Ronald J. Jakubowski 71, of Coal City, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Morris Hospital.

Born Dec. 5, 1941, Ronald was the son of the late Walter and Wanda Jakubowski in Chicago.

Ron was known as a handy man, jack of all trades and a man of many ideas. 

Survivors include four children Theresa (Jim) Stewart of Downers Grove, Ill., Robert (Tracey) Jakubowski of Coal City, Paul (Tina) Jakubowski of Coal City and Audra Collins of Coal City; and five grandchildren, Phillip Collins, Olivia and Sophia Jakubowski and James and Jordan Stewart. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Barbara Jakubowski. 

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at in the Ferrari Funeral Chapel, 1044 Ferrari Dr. in Coal City. Father Robert Noesen will officiate.

Interment will be at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Morris.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at Ferrari Funeral Services, located at the corner of Spring Road and Ferrari Drive in Coal City.

Memorial contributions in Ron’s name may be directed to the family for later disbursement.

Condolences to the family can be shared online at

Ferrari Funeral Services in Coal City is in charge of arrangements.

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