Ivo John Krainik
Residence: Buffalo, Indiana
Died: Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Location: Buffalo, Indiana
Age: 74
Date of Birth: Saturday, December 30, 1933
Birth place:
Branch: Army
Service: Korean Conflict
Father: Louis Krainik  
Mother: Angela Trinco  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Buffalo, Indiana area for the past five (5) years coming from Chicago, Illinois
Funeral Date: Tuesday, July 08, 2008
Funeral Location: 10:30 a.m., (Chicago, Illinois time) at the Mount Aurburn Funeral Home, 4101 S. Oak Park Avenue, Stickney, IL 60402
Clergy: Father Blaze Chamazar
Burial will take place: In the Resurrection Cemetery, located in Justice, Illinois
Visitation will be: 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., (Chicago, Illinois times) Monday, July 7, 2008 at the Mount Aurburn Funeral Home, 4101 S. Oak Park Avenue, Stickney, Illinois 60402
Biographical Information: Ivo John had lived in the Buffalo, Indiana area for the past five (5) years coming from Chicago, Illinois. He was a United States Army Veteran serving in the Korean Conflict. He worked and retired from the Madden Mental Health Institution. Ivo John was a member of the Dorman Dunn American Legion in Chicago, Illinois. He was also a member and pioneer of the St. Stephens Hunting and Fishing Club where he received numerous awards. Ivo John was also a member and belonged to the St. Stephens Catholic Church in Chicago, Illinois then became a parishioner of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Reynolds, Indiana. He was a former member of the Moose Heart, Knights of Columbus, and the Chicago Plasters Union (helping to build the world renowned Sears Tower) all of Chicago, Illinois. Ivo John was a great man and enjoyed helping others. He also enjoyed doing fund raisers and once built a disco ceiling for the St. Stephens church benefits that mocked the one in Saturday Night Fever. Some of his hobbies included fishing trips in Canada with 14 other guys, taxidermy, sausage making, homemade dago red wine, and his salami was the best in town. Through out his life he had always put other first; Ivo John received a metal of accommodations from the Chicago Police Department for saving a girl from being raped and a plaque from the Chicago Fire Department for rushing into a burning a building to save a little girl. Ivo John had good faith and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and provider for all.
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Marriage Information: On October 12, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois he married Eileen M Mertes. She survives.
Survivors include:
Eileen M. Krainik of Buffalo, Indiana;

Kathleen A. (husband Carl) Lacny of Wellington, Florida,
Karen L. (Richard " Dick") Powell of Batavia, Illinois, and
Kathryn M. "Katie" (husband Mike) Billue of Buffalo, Indiana;

Brent M. Billue,
Carl T. Lacny,
Allyssa M. Billue,
Samantha Billue,
Dominick "Niko" Martino, and
Emily E. Lacny;

Aleo Louis (wife Carol) Krainik of Bedford Park, Illinois.
Preceded in Death:
Parents, Louis and Angela Krainik
Arrangements by:
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana assisted the family.