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Donald R. Robaczewski
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Obituary for Donald R. Robaczewski

Donald R. Robaczewski, age 80, of McHenry, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. He was born November 9, 1937 in Chicago to James and Theresa (Sheffke) Robaczewski. On August 31, 1957, he was united in marriage with Camille M. Pace at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Chicago.

Don was a resident of McHenry since 1996. Early in his career, he worked for U. S. Waterproofing. He later was employed by W. W. Grainger before enjoying a 25 year career with Argus Press, where he was a maintenance engineer. He was a talented handyman and a behind the scenes jack-of-all-trades.

Don was a devoted member of St. John the Baptist Church and proudly served as a Fourth Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus Council 9167.

Don is survived by four children, Thomas (Marilyn) Robaczewski, Therese ATerri@ (Ronald) Malek, Daniel (Michelle) Robaczewski, and Denise Robaczewski; grandchildren, Kimberly (Matthew) Smith, Thomas Robaczewski, Morgan Malek, and Madelyn Malek; and a great-grandchild, Kennedy Marie Smith.

In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his loving wife, Camille, on December 26, 2017.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2302 W. Church Street, Johnsburg, IL 60051. Friends attending the funeral Mass should go directly to church, where they may visit with his family from 10:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Private inurnment will take place at the St. John the Baptist Cemetery columbarium.

For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, his family suggests memorials to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.

For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory

3700 Charles J. Miller Road
McHenry, IL 60050





10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

2302 W. Church Street
Johnsburg, IL 60051

Funeral Mass




11:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

2302 W. Church Street
Johnsburg, IL 60051

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Attn: Memorials and Honors Program
Memphis, TN 38105

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