James J. "Jim" Knizner
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Knizner, James J. "Jim"

James J. "Jim" Knizner, age 78, at rest January 2. Beloved Husband and best friend of over 45 years of Judy (nee Tybor); Cherished Dad of Jori (fiancé Dan Kelly) and John; proud and devoted Papa of Addison and Carter; Son of the late Joseph and Mary (nee Pajonk); Brother of the late Marian and the late Dorothy (Ray) Bezak. Brother-in-law of Edward (Diane) Tybor and the late Terrence (Nancy) Tybor; survived by many nieces, nephews, great and grand nieces and nephews, cousins, friends, and adopted Papa to many. Family and friends will gather on Wednesday, January 6 at St. Linus Church, 10300 Lawler Ave, Oak Lawn for 11:00 a.m. Mass. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, all guests are required to wear a mask and observe social distancing. A live stream of the Mass is available by using this link: www.asimplestreaming.com/knizner. Interment to follow at Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations to the Missionary Sisters of St. Benedict, 5900 W. 147 th St., Oak Forest, IL, 60452 or the Male Breast Cancer Coalition, 4222 W. 69 th Terrace, Prairie Village, KS, 66208 preferred and appreciated. Arrangements by Curley Funeral Home (Kubina-Tybor Directors). For further info 708-422-2700, or www.curleyfuneralhome.com

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Jan. 5, 2021.
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January 10, 2021
My deepest sympathy to you, Judy, on the loss of your husband. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Nancy Soltis Labanauskas
January 5, 2021
Judy: Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. Will keep you in our prayers.
Paul & Sue Stoffey
January 5, 2021
Judy, So sorry for your loss. There are no words I can say to help with your grief. Time will help. Good memories.
Debra A. Molitor
January 4, 2021
Jimbo as I always called him, had the most comebacks to stories. His comments were top notched . I will always remember his humor when he was ready to be humerus!! You will sorely be missed by many. Rest In Peace Jimbo and say hello to Rick from me. Your family are in my thoughts .
Madeline Palenica
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