Michael Cerkowniak, U.S. Army Veteran, age 71, passed away peacefully at his home on September 4, 2022. Michael is the beloved husband of Debora; loving stepfather of Jennifer Hansen and Jeremy (Hillary); dearest son of the late Maria and Mychajlo Cerkowniak; cherished step-grandfather of Jerica, Michael, Jazmin, Bentley, Nicholas and Frank; dear brother of Anna (Lou) Powidajlko and Lesia (Greg) Cerkowniak; fond uncle of Ann Marie Rosas and Tammy Cerkowniak and great uncle of many nieces and a nephew. Visitation Friday, September 9, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Cumberland Chapels 8300 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge, IL. A funeral service will begin at 11:15 a.m. on Saturday and we will proceed to All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines for a graveside service. For more information call (708)456-8300.