Francis "Frank" B. Alaksiewicz, 73, of Peoria, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 11:37 pm at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on November 24, 1938 in Warsaw, Poland and was adopted by Bruno and Marie (Gabrysiak) Alaksiewicz. He married Carolyn Louis on June 11, 1966 in Benson, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, David.
Surviving are his wife, Carolyn of Peoria; four sons, Matthew of Peoria; John of Riverton, UT; Mark and Mike both of Peoria.
Frank served in the U.S. Army during peace time. He worked for the U.S. Postal Department and then as a Lab Technician at The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria, retiring in 2000. Frank was also a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Peoria.
A memorial mass will be held Friday, February 24, 2012 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior to Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church in Peoria. Father's Luke Poczworowski and John Grigus will officiate. Davison-Fulton-Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Run. Please visit Frank's Story at www.woolsey-wilton.com.