Stanley C. Jendras, 78, of Bristol, WI passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2004 at his home. He was born May 1, 1926 in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Adam and Eva (Augustyn) Jendras. Stan served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a signalman of the U.S.S. Munda, was a member and past Commander of the Antioch VFW Post #4551. He lived in Cicero for many years where he owned and operated Manor Service Station. was a member of the Our Lady of Charity Church, the Holy Name Society and the Catholic War Veterans. He spent vacation time in Bristol for over 40 years before moving there permanently in 1987 after his retirement. He was a member of St. Scholastica Church in Bristol and had been a volunteer at the VA Medical Center in North Chicago for 10 years. His interests included gardening, feeding the birds and squirrels and watching the sunsets from his lake home. On June 2, 1951, he married Joan Gac at St. Adalbert's Church in Chicago and she preceded him in death on September 18, 2004.
Survivors include his three children, Cindy (John) Antene of Brookfield, IL, Kathy (Art) Burns of Naperville, IL and John (Judy) Jendras of Downers Grove, IL; 13 grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Jendras of Chicago and Eleanor Potempa of KY; and his sister-in-law, Loretta Jendras of Chicago; and many nieces and nephews.
in addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Eugene, Edward and John; and three infant siblings.
Funeral services with Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM Saturday, November 27, 2004 at St. Scholastica Church, Bristol, WI. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 PM Friday and 9:30 AM Saturday at STRANG FUNERAL HOME. Those desiring may make donations tot he VA Medical Center, North Chicago, IL, or the American Heart Association in his memory.