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James Robert "Ernie" Sitko

June 6, 1954 ~ December 29, 2017 (age 63)

James Robert “Ernie” Sitko, 63, of Staunton, Illinois, passed away at 7:30 PM on Friday, December 29, 2017 at Heritage Health in Staunton. He was born June 6, 1954 in Staunton to the late Anton “Tony” & Amelia “Millie” (Szarzec) Sitko.  Ernie attended Staunton Catholic Grade School & graduated from Staunton High School where he excelled in track.  He also attended Illinois State University.

Ernie worked at Mr. T’s in Staunton, & was an avid Chicago Cubs & University of Illinois fan.

Survivors include brothers Dave, Steve (Sue), & Mark (Cheryl) Sitko, five nephews, four great nieces, & one great nephew.  Ernie is also survived by many special friends, including Mike & Rita Tranter, Dawn Gockel, & Freddie & Lisa Brenzel.

Memorials are suggested to St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Michael's Catholic Church
Staunton IL 62088
Tel: 1-618-635-3140

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Family to do services at later date

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