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Kenneth John Filar

Kenneth John Filar, 81, Fort Myers, FL, since 1991, formerly of Flossmoor, IL, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Fort Myers. Born March 9, 1936, in Chicago, IL to John and Martha Filar, now deceased. He is survived by his beloved wife, Audrey of Fort Myers; three loving children, Kenneth (Lynn): Pacifica, CA, Catherine Dorsett (Paul): Clarendon Hills, IL, and Lisa Filar: Wilmette, IL; sister, Camille Kopielski: Arlington Heights, IL; six beloved grandchildren, Emma, Katherine, Matthew, Christine, Jacqueline, and Amelia. Ken graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering. He spent the greater part of his professional life as Midwest Vice President of Sales for Glencore, Ltd. Ken was an active and involved member of Flossmoor Country Club and the Forest Country Club in Fort Myers. Visitation Thursday, August 3, 4:00 - 9:00 PM Lawn Funeral Home, 17909 S. 94th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL 60487. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, August 4th at 10:00 AM, Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church, 10731 W. 131st Street, Orland Park, IL 60462. Private family committal service Saturday, August 5th, St. Adalbert Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held in Florida at a later date. Those wishing to make a memorial donation for Kenneth John Filar, please consider: Misericordia Heart of Mercy, 6300 N. Ridge Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660. Funeral Info: 708 429-3200

4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 3, 2017
Lawn Funeral Home - Tinley Park
17909 S. 94th Ave.
Tinley Park, IL 60487 (Map/Directions)

10:00 A.M. on Friday, August 4, 2017
Our Lady of the Woods
10731 W. 131st Street
Orland Park, IL 60462 (Map/Directions)

Interment Private