Kman, Carl L. 66, passed away Monday, September 30th at Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines, IL after a courageous two year battle with cancer. Born in Chicago, on February 6, 1947. Carl attended St. Stephen Grade School, Holy Trinity High School and University of Illinois Circle Campus with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Worked at 3M in Bedford Park for 29 years. He is survived by his devoted wife of 39 years Janice (nee Wozniak) and loving son, Robert. Sisters-in-law Dee (Jim) Peraud, Lori (Jerry) Offerman and Sharon Kman. Proud uncle of Marlene (Ed) Wallace, Mike (Lourdes) Offerman, David (Madonna) Peraud, Jim (Tracey) Peraud, Ken (Kathy) Peraud, Joe (Lisa) Offerman, Rich (Julia) Peraud, Kathy (Chuck) Latta and Greg Kman. He was also a cherished uncle to many great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Louis and Mabel (nee Banas) Kman, Brothers Donald, Robert and Gregory Kman. Carl was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army. He was an active member of St. Joseph Parish in Lockport until his illness. Recipient of the Legacy Award for St. Joseph School in 2005. Member of the Lockport Golf & Recreation Club for many years. Avid White Sox fan and former season ticket holder. Carl always had a quick wit and made everyone around him smile. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Family will receive friends at Goodale Memorial Chapel, 912 S. Hamilton Street, Lockport, IL 60441, Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial, Friday, October 4th, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph Church, 410 S. Jefferson Street, Lockport, IL 60441. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Romeoville, IL. For information, 815-838-1533 or www.goodalememorialchapel.com.
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Oct. 2, 2013