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Obituary: Jean T. Radziejeski

June 20, 1931 – October 31, 2022

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Jean T. RadziejeskiJean T. Radziejeski, nee Bogusz, age 91 of Dyer IN, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, October 31, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Paul J. Radziejeski for 39 years. Loving mother of Mark (Janet) Radziejeski, late David Radziejeski, Michael (LuAnn) Radziejeski, Carol (Gerry) Bach, John (Candice) Radziejeski, Joseph (Debbie) Radziejeski, Peter Radziejeski, Karen (Mike) Fancher, and Catherine Stefaniak. Proud grandmother of Rebecca, Michael, Thomas, Jennifer, Joseph, Emily, Casimir, Maxmilian, Ava, Alexander, Amber, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Zachary; great-grandmother of Bradley Grace, Nadia Rose, and Minerva Jean. Preceded in death by parents Andrew and Mary Bogusz; dear sisters Sister Mary Modestine and Frances Wandrowski; dear brothers Walter, Stanley, and Louis Bogusz. She is survived by one sister Sophie Mysliwy.

A long time Calumet City resident, Jean was a member of Our Lady of Knock Parish. Affectionately known as “Crazy Grammy,” she became the matriarch for three generations of loving children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She shared her love with each one and was proud to talk about their accomplishments with anyone who would listen. She was an amazing cook and a fan of both college and professional sports.

Visitation Sunday, November 6, 2022, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Funeral Mass Monday, November 7, 2022, at 10 a.m. directly at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 500 Northgate Drive, Dyer, IN, with Rev. Leo Gajardo officiating. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to Fr. Blaney and the Share Foundation, P.O. Box 400, Rolling Prairie, IN 46317. For further information, please contact 219-322-7300 or visit the online obituary and guestbook at

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