Obituary: James Czyznikiewicz, 21, Family Prankster and Beloved Friend
Jim was a graduate of Oak Forest High School and was known as the family prankster and class clown. Born May 1, 1991, deceased Aug. 27, 2012.
Oak Forest is less one jokester, after the sudden death of Jim Czyznikiewicz, 21. Czyznikiewicz, son of Barbara and James, and Sandra, took his own life Monday, Aug. 27.
Jim, also affectionately known as "Jimmy" and "Joe," was a graduate of Oak Forest High School who enjoyed spending time with family and his longterm girlfriend Laura. Jim looked forward to time with his father, spent sharing their love for Unbeatable Eatables. He also enjoyed playing videogames, like Minecraft and Madden Football.
He was the beloved younger brother of Jacqeuline, Katrina (Mihajlovich), Michael, and Alyssa. He was a cherished grandson to Lois and Fred Guldin. Dear nephew to Barbara Czyznikiewicz, Thomas Czyznikiewicz, Russell (Amy) Guldin, Linda and Peter Balderas, and Joseph Petruzzell. Sandra Czyznikiewicz, an Oak Forest Crime Prevention Commissioner, said the family is devastated by Jim's death.
There is no logical explanation for what has happened, she wrote to friends. The pain from his loss cannot be conveyed in words.