Jerome Banicki Obituary

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Dr. Jerome Banicki DVM

May 16, 1920 - January 29, 2012
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91, Former Decatur, IL resident passed away January 29, 2012 in Tempe, AZ. Jerome Banicki was born May 16, 1920 in Chicago, IL to Jaroslav and Helen Banicki. Jerry proudly served in the United States Army Air Corp during World War II as a navigator on the B-26 Bomber. He was shot down three times over Europe and spent 18 months as a POW. Jerry was awarded two Purple Hearts in 1950. Jerry came to Decatur with his wife Bernice and started the Eldorado Animal Hospital. They spent more than 60 years in Decatur and raised four children; Bridgette, Jerry, Robbin and Terry. He was an avid golfer, tennis and racquetball player. Many...
91, Former Decatur, IL resident passed away January 29, 2012 in Tempe, AZ. Jerome Banicki was born May 16, 1920 in Chicago, IL to Jaroslav and Helen Banicki. Jerry proudly served in the United States Army Air Corp during World War II as a navigator on the B-26 Bomber. He was shot down three times over Europe and spent 18 months as a POW. Jerry was awarded two Purple Hearts in 1950. Jerry came to Decatur with his wife Bernice and started the Eldorado Animal Hospital. They spent more than 60 years in Decatur and raised four children; Bridgette, Jerry, Robbin and Terry. He was an avid golfer, tennis and racquetball player. Many people have had the pleasure of crossing paths with Dr. Jerome Banicki over the years and he will truly be missed. He will be laid to rest alongside Bernice at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Barnicki is survived by his children and grandchildren. Dr. Banicki's family entrusted final arrangements to Carr-Tenney Mortuary, 2621 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ 85282. Please visit www.carrtenneymortuary.com to leave Dr. Banicki's family online condolence messages.

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