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John Adam Walas passed away on September 7, 2023, at age 63. He was born on March 22, 1960, in Chicago Illinois and graduated from York High School in Elmhurst, IL in 1978. He went on to graduate from the University of Illinois on August 8, 1983.
John was an employee of Micron Technology for 36 years. He married his wife, Tina, in July, 1988. John was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He loved meeting on Friday mornings with his Bible study group. He truly loved the Lord. He enjoyed playing golf, watching baseball and football and was a loyal Cubs, Bears, and Black Hawk fan to the end. He even liked the White Sox. In addition, he enjoyed traveling, playing his guitars and ukulele. He loved photographing wildlife and a good glass of red wine. John lived life to the fullest.
John is survived by his wife, Tina (aka Christine), his two sons Daniel and Nicholas, fur baby Lacey, and grandchildren Tanna, Justin, Tenley and Isla Morris, Brianne, Jaycee, Maverick, and Hailey.
John aggressively fought melanoma metastases. It is the deadliest of all cancers. Chemotherapy is not an effective treatment for this disease at this time.
In Lieu of sending flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society. Whether you call in a donation or send a donation, PLEASE specify that the donation is for MELANOMA research.
American Cancer Society 1-800-227-2345
P.O. Box 6704
Hagerstown, MD 21741
Click here to view a webcast of the service on 9/18/2023 at 11:55 AM, Mountain Standard Time.