Funeral services set for former Naperville mayor
Sun Staff March 8, 2013 10:32AM
City of Naperville Mayor Chester Rybicki at the Sesquicentennial Parade on May 25, 1981. | Photo courtesy~City of Naperville
Updated: April 11, 2013 6:49AM
Funeral services have been set for Chester J. “Chet” Rybicki, who was mayor of Naperville from 1975 to 1983.
Rybicki, 96, passed away on Wednesday.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 15, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St. in Naperville.
Funeral services will be at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Road in Naperville.
Interment will be at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Naperville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry, 1871 High Grove Lane, Naperville, IL 60540, are requested.
Rybicki was born March 25, 1916, in Chicago. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Corps. He was married to his wife, Mickey, from 1941 until she passed away in 2002.
Rybicki was a Naperville Township trustee and then town clerk. He ran for mayor in 1967 and 1971 and was successful in 1975, serving two terms in office.