Linda Randich

JOLIET—Linda Randich (nee Polmonari), 81, of Joliet, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at her home with her loving family by her side, following a courageous three year battle with cancer.
Born Jan. 26, 1937 in Joliet, Linda Cecelia was a daughter of Gabriel and Palma (Paone) Polmonari. She was raised and educated in Joliet, and graduated from Joliet Township High School with the class of 1955. On May 4, 1957, Linda married James F. Randich at Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Joliet. She worked for 16 years at Silver Cross Hospital as a Licensed Practical Nurse; was a member of Saint Anne Catholic Church in Crest Hill where she was active with the CCW, and belonged to Senior Citizen's Association. Though she had many hobbies, Linda's true passion was raising her family and being a grandma to her grandchildren and great-granddaughter.
Survivors include her four children: Sue Randich, of Joliet; Jim (Laura) Randich, of Scottsdale, AZ; Ray (Donna) Randich, of Joliet and Mary (John) Fonck, of Joliet; eight grandchildren: Christopher Randich, Sean (Kelly) Randich, Andrew Randich, Zachary (Christie) Randich, Lauren Randich, Daniel "Bo" Randich, Nathaniel Fonck, and Lindsay Fonck (fiancé Zach Dolph); one great-granddaughter, Alexandra Randich; one sister, Gloria (the late Chuck) Wahl; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Selma (the late Peter) Polmonari, Lillian (the late Lawrence) Randich, Eleanor (the late Vic) Carlson, Patricia (John) Skoog, Carol (the late John) Randich, and Donald (Bette) Randich; several cousins including her special cousin, Donna Crossen, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 49 years, James F. Randich; brothers and sisters: Joseph J., Maria (Sam) Olivere, Dorothy (Don) Gibson and Joseph G. in infancy, and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Marian (Al) Wason, Edward (Ann) Randich, Dorothy (Norm) Stoiber and Irene (Bill) Glad.
A celebration of Linda’s life will begin Wednesday, July 11, 2018 with the family receiving friends for a visitation at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Rd. in Joliet between the hours of 3 and 8 p.m.  
Funeral services will follow Thursday, July 12, 2018 with prayers in the funeral home at 10 a.m. and driving in procession to Saint Anne Catholic Church, 1800 N. Dearborn St. in Crest Hill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary Nativity Cemetery in Crest Hill, where Linda will be laid to rest with her late husband.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Randich, Sean Randich, Andrew Randich, Zachary Randich, Daniel Randich and Nathaniel Fonck.
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Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.