P.J. Mudro, 63, of rural Peotone, died Thursday, January 9, 2014, at Ingall's Hospice in Harvey.
Born June 4, 1950, in Hammond, Ind. He worked as the horseman's relations person at Sportsman's Park and also was a mutual clerk and a cowboy who loved his horses. He was a member of the NRA and was of the Catholic Faith.
Mr. Mudro is survived by his wife, Patricia J. (Griffiths) Mudro; five children, Bryan Mudro, Eric Griffiths, Erin Griffiths, Kara (Jay) Kessinger and K.C. (OZ) Griffiths-Lopez; six grandchildren, Devon Shoemaker, Alyssa Schultz, Trey Kessinger, Jayce Kessinger, Liam Mudro and Eva Mudro; three brothers, William Mudro, Tom Mudro of Peotone and John (Andrea) Mudro of Munster, Ind.; a sister, Lee Mudro; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe "Boo" and Patricia Ann Burns Mudro; a brother, Scott Mudro; and a sister, Jean "Mud" Mudro McCullough.
Visitation 3 p.m. until the hour of services at 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, at Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home in Peotone, with Deacon Jim Kelly officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded following services.