Judith L. "Judi" Machak

Judith L. “Judi” Machak, (nee Gruber), age 74, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side, on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

Surviving are her husband, Gregory J. Machak, Sr.; two stepchildren, Gregory (Julie) Machak, Jr. and Cyndie (Alan) Roberson; her brother, David (Sherry) Gruber; three step grandchildren; one step great granddaughter; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Steven and Helen (nee Paluga) Gruber.

Judi was born May 30, 1943 in Joliet.  She attended Saints Cyril and Methodius Grade School and graduated from Saint Francis Academy, Class of 1961. She then attended Joliet Junior College and Southern Illinois University. She was a member of Cathedral of Saint Raymond Nonnatus. Judi worked as a sales executive for many years for Uniforms To You, and later as a local realtor until retiring to spend time with her beloved husband, Greg.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Judi Machak will be celebrated Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. NOON at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus, 604 N. Raynor Avenue, Joliet.  The Very Rev. Bradley Baker will officiate.  A Memorial Gathering will be held Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the Cathedral.  Interment will be private.

Fred C. Dames Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  For more information, please call (815) 741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com.