First Name Jim
  QTH Byron, IL
  Prior Call(s) ⇰ 
  Other interests ⇰  Boating, Camping, Fishing, and Woodworking
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  Born: October 30, 1952 SK: October 6,2008



  • JAMES A. LAPINSKI, 55, of Byron, formerly of Chicago, died Monday, October 6, 2008, surrounded by loving family and friends, in his home after a courageous battle with cancer.

    He was born October 30, 1952, in Chicago, IL, the son of John and Emily Czaja Lapinski; he married Carol Rebeles, in December, 1983, in Midlothian, IL.

    He was a stationary engineer for several employers including South Chicago (Trinity) Hospital, Chicago LaRabida Children's Hospital, Loretta Hospital, U of I Rockford School of Medicine and Amcore Bank of Rockford.

    He was a licensed amateur Ham radio operator and also enjoyed boating, camping, fishing, and woodworking.

    He is survived by his wife, Carol; son, Cpl. John Lapinski, USMC; daughter, Jacqueline, of Byron; sister, Carol Drebin of Orangevale, CA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.

    Hamboree site notified by Skip K7YOO, Tom KC9GMF and Jack K9ACT

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