James M. Franciskovich

Canton – James M. Franciskovich, 72, of Canton, passed away at 7:40 AM on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Sunset Rehabilitation Center. He was born on September 8, 1945 in Canton to Vancil and Marjorie (Smith) Franciskovich. He married Maureen Preece on January 7, 1977 in Canton. She preceded him in death on November 25, 2016.

Also preceding him in death were his parents.

Surviving is one son, Doug (Stacy) Kosier of Canton; two grandchildren, Isabella and Ian Kosier; three brothers, John Franciskovich of Canton, and Vancil and Paul Franciskovich of Wee-ma-tuk; and one sister, Mary Riegal of Canton.

James worked at Caterpillar for 35 years. He was a member of the Canton VFW and the American Legion in Canton.

James served in the United States Army.

Per James request there will be no services. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Burial of ashes will be held at a later date at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to Fulton County Humane Society. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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5 Responses to James M. Franciskovich

  1. Larry and Cindy Lawver says:

    So sorry to read where Jim has passed. He was a good friend of mine in Jr High and high school. My condolences to his family.

  2. Lorenda Spilker says:

    We are so very sorry to learn of John’s passing. A great friend and co-worker at Caterpillar. He will be greatly missed and remembered. Sincere sympathy, Alvin and Lorenda Spilker.

  3. Jim Mangan says:

    Very sorry to hear of Jim’s passing! I worked with him at Caterpillar, a very good and jolly fellow!

  4. Elaine Putrich says:

    So sorry to hear this. My sympathy, thoughts, and prayers to the family!

  5. Kandy & Gary Slack says:

    So sorry for the loss of Jim Franciskovich. Prayers and thoughts for his family.

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