Malkusak (nee Dallesandro), Isabell “Izzy”
1936 - 2020
Isabell Esther Malkusak passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 12, 2020, while surrounded by her family in her own home. Born May 20, 1936, in Chicago, IL, Isabell was the 2nd of 5 daughters born to Antonio and Yolanda Dallesandro. She is survived by her everloving husband Edwin, daughter Mary (Bill-ex) Van Pelt, sons, Antonio “Tony” (Diane) Malkusak, Michael “Mike” (Lynn) Malkusak, and Edward “Eddie” (Michelle) Malkusak, and her 4 “sissies”, Marie (late Dick) Fails, Joan (Mike) Cap, Dianna (late Rich) Rosko, and Teresa (Dan) Stinnett, along with 9 beloved grandchildren, and one cherished great grandson. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of all involved, services will be held privately. A celebration of Isabell’s life will be held at a later date - all will be welcome at that time. Family and friends are invited to take part in the interment which will take place at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Frankfort at approximately 12:00pm. However, masks/PPE and social distancing will be required. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Isabell’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org), St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude. org), PAWS Chicago (www.pawschicago.org), or the Anti-Cruelty Society (for animals, www.anticruelty. org) would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements handled by Kurtz Memorial Chapel, Frankfort www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225.
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