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Roger J. Wroblewski

Roger J. Wroblewski, 67, Wonder Lake, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.

He was born Aug. 20, 1947, to Norbert and Leone (Eckstein) Wroblewski in Chicago .  

On Aug. 27, 1966, he married Peggy Sue Barnett at the First Baptist Church Carpentersville.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving two tours of duty during the Vietnam War from 1965 to 1968.  He was the recipient of a bronze service star. 

After serving his country, he worked in sales and later was a truck driver.  He remained very active with veterans organizations and enjoyed outreach activities to help other veterans.  He was the past-president of the McHenry County Chapter of VietNow, holding all offices through the years.

He loved the companionship of his dog, Ivy.

Survivors include his wife; three children, Roger Wroblewski, Melissa Wroblewski and Jason (Kelly) Wroblewski; three grandchildren, Jasmine, Corrina and Autumn; his mother; and a brother, William (Donna) Wroblewski.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation and funeral were Feb. 25 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, McHenry. Interment was in McHenry County Memorial Park, Woodstock.

Memorials can be made to VietNow, P. O. Box 1586, Woodstock, IL 60098.

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