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Frank J. Koutnik Jr.

Frank J. Koutnik Jr., age 73, US Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran of the North Side of Chicago, passed away on January 21, 2021. Beloved son of the late Frank J. Koutnik and Antoinette Holzworth (née LeClaire). Survived by his loving brothers John (Teresa) Koutnik of Glenview, Jeffrey (Denise) of Schaumburg and Rev. Jerome of Huntley, Illinois; nephews and nieces Jeffrey, Patrick, Ryan, Kelly, James and Samatha. Frank was a graduate of Northern Illinois University and retired after a longtime career in both education and construction. He was an avid golfer and esteemed member of his beloved bowling team "The Blasters". A celebration of Frank's life will be held from 12-3pm on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Chuck's Lakeshore Inn, 352 Lake Street, Fontana, WI 53125 Services will be held from 12:30-1pm; Fr. Jerome Koutnik will preside Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, Illinois.


Hello Frank, in all the people to know you sure were such a lively one. you will be greatly missed.

Henry S Dolecki Jan 31 2021 12:00 AM

to the koutnik family: frank was my friend and we had a LOT of great times together god bless you koutie! we will celebrate your life june 26th at the annual kout open in dekalb at river heights golf course 10am be there all that can make it. sincerely, paul "adolph" miller

paul "adolph" miller Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

I met Frank when we were members of the Flunkies at NIU , When I last spoke to him in December he was not feeling well but still got me laughing. Frank created a million laughs [ make that 2 million ] He will be missed. Koutie was a legend.

Bob "Fargo'' Littwin Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

Frank was a good friend and a great Captain.

Kevin K Jan 25 2021 12:00 AM

Frank was the funniest man I ever met and one of the best friends I ever made. I will miss our conversations as much as I will miss our laughter. R.I.P., Frank.

Conor Kelly Jan 25 2021 12:00 AM

Knew Frank from my bar days in Lincoln Park. Always entertaining and a great character. Rip Frank, condolences to his family.

Garrett Diamond Jan 25 2021 12:00 AM

RIP Kout. Remembering only the good times.

Dan Donahue Jan 24 2021 12:00 AM