September 5, 1931 - May 29, 2020
John R. Mix of Inverness, 88, passed away on May 29, 2020, due to complications following a stroke. John was born in Portage, PA, but spent nearly his entire life in the Chicago area. Son of John and Catherine (Howaniec), his father was a Chicago police officer who died in 1931. John served in the Air Force in 1951 and was a Radio Repairman until 1955. He was an electrical estimator for Gurtz Electric for over 35 years. John married the love of his life, Judith Schelthoff, and was married for 50 years. Judith preceded him in death in 2006, taken way too young by lung cancer. John’s greatest love was spending time with his family. Father of Julie (Robert) Henning, Jill (Rusty) Fausher, John (Cindy) Mix, Janice (Ernie) Stremel, Joyce (Rudy) Fausher, Jennifer (Gerard) Iannuzzelli; beloved grandfather of Ashley (Tom) Rooney, Robert Henning, Austin Henning, James Fausher, Carley Fausher, Shaina Fausher, Jack Mix, Jared Mix, Alex Stremel, Addison Stremel, Jordyn Iannuzzelli, Abigail Iannuzzelli and Anthony Iannuzzelli; great grandfather of Dougan Rooney. John was COVID-19 negative, however, due to the pandemic, the Mix Family will be mourning their loss privately. Therefore, the service will be available virtually, and they have created a Life Tributes page to make it easy to share your memories, photos, and videos. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you raise your glass to toast him one more time or make a donation in memory of John R. Mix to the American Legion Post 690, Building Account, 122 Palatine Road, Palatine, IL 60067. For further information, please contact the Morizzo Funeral Directors at 847.752.6444. Arrangements entrusted to Morizzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2550 West Hassell Road, (Northeast corner at Barrington Road), Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169.
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