AMerican Veteran 11

George Paul Oswald

March 8, 1931 ~ January 13, 2021 (age 89)

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Funeral Services will be streamed live beginning at approximately 10 A.M. on Wednesday, January 20th by clicking on the following link:


Committal Service for George Paul Oswald, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois


George Paul Oswald, Korean War U.S. Army Veteran, 89 years.  Beloved son of the late Joseph and Pauline Oswald.  Loving brother of the late Frances (George) Yurko.  Cherished uncle of Teresa Morowczynski, Richard (Joyce) Yurko, Barbara Emich, Mary (Alan) Dempsey, Christine (Dr. Alan) Brown, and the late Rita (Dr. Wayne) Polek, John Paul Yurko, and James Joseph Yurko.  Fond great-uncle and great-great uncle of many.  

Visitation Wednesday, January 20th from 9:00 A.M. until time of service 10:45 A.M. at the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood.  Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Misericordia Heart of Mercy, a home for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities would be appreciated.  ** Please include Misericordia Family Reference number 2522 with your donation.

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Please note:  For the health and safety of all and in order to accommodate all family and friends, we ask that you keep your visit brief.  Facial coverings and social distancing are required. 

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January 20, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Funeral Service
January 20, 2021

10:45 AM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Video is available for this event


Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 West Hoff Road
Elwood, IL 60421

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