Donald J. Contant

Donald J. Contant, age 79, of Channahon, IL and formerly of Chicago‚Äôs Garfield Ridge neighborhood, passed away peacefully Monday, April 8, 2019.  He was born on June 30, 1939 in Chicago, IL.

Donald is survived by his sons, Michael (Janet) and Daniel (Jessica) Contant; three grandchildren, Julie, Jessica and John; one sister, Linda (Brett) Hartley; and two brothers, Richard (Barbara) and Randy (Linda) Contant.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 55 years, Dolores (nee Lieb) Contant (2018).

Visitation for Donald J. Contant will be held Friday, April 12, 2019, from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m., at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home chapel.  Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, IL.  For more information, please call (815) 741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at