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James S. "Jim" Uranich

July 5, 1930 November 14, 2018
James S. "Jim" Uranich
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Obituary for James S. "Jim" Uranich

Peoria- James S. “Jim” Uranich, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at Rosewood Care Center in Peoria, IL.

Jim was born July 5, 1930 in LaSalle, IL, a son of Anthony J. and Rose M. Kozar Uranich. He spent his youth in an orphanage with his three brothers.

Jim proudly served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was a Spalding Institute graduate and was an stand-out football player all through high school, participating in the Thanksgiving Turkey Day Game every year. Jim was an old movie buff and loved to follow the University of Notre Dame Football games.

Jim took pride in being a cemetery caretaker, working for the Catholic Cemetery Association in Peoria.

He was preceded in death by his 3 brothers, Tony, Ed and Daniel.

The family would like to thank the staff at Independence Village, in Peoria, for their care and compassion.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, November 19, 2018 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a visitation a half hour prior. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in West Peoria.

Memorials may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception Convent General Fund, 2408 W. Heading Ave., West Peoria, IL 61604.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

19

Nov

9:30 AM 11/19/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 11/19/2018 10:00:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

19

Nov

10:00 AM 11/19/2018 10:00:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary Cemetery Final Resting Place

421 N. Sterling Ave
West Peoria, IL 61604

421 N. Sterling Ave West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception

2408 W Heading Ave,
West Peoria, IL 61604
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