Celebrating the life of Donald Waclaw
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He was born on September 30, 1958 in St. Mary’s Hospital in LaSalle to Gerald and Karen (Jakowski) Waclaw.
He served his country by enlisting in the Air Force and retired after 20 years. He was a helicopter mechanic. While station at Andrews Air Force Base he served on the Presidential Helicopter Squadron.
He married Vicki Vasquez on January 18, 2002 in Ottawa.
After retiring from the service, he was a technician for Illinois Valley Business Equipment in Peru.
He was a past member of the Cedar Point Sportsman Club. He enjoyed sky diving and fishing. He always enjoyed being around family and friends.
He is survived by: His wife, his mother
2 Sisters: Cindy Cherpeske of LaSalle, and Beth (Jim) Kissinger of McHenry Illinois.
2 Step Daughters: Gina (Jay) Jones of Utica, and Kristi Cadegiani of LaSalle.
3 Step Grandchildren and 2 nephews
He is preceded in death by: his Father (1986), Paternal and Maternal Grandparents.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for his favorite charities.
On line condolences may be expressed at www.burgessfh.com
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