James W. Komberec Jr.

James W. Komberec Jr. was born to eternal life Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at age 52.

He is the beloved son of the late James Sr. and Mary (nee Knoebel); dear brother of Ann Marie (the late Michael) Zientek and Jean Marie (Noel) Gajewski; special uncle of Joseph Zientek, Andrew (Katie) Zientek and Kimberley Gajewski; devoted father of David, Jonathan and Sarah; and is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will take place from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the funeral home. A funeral service will take place at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation would be appreciated.

Jim was a dedicated employee of the U.S. Post Office for nearly 30 years.

Special thanks to Mark Sorvick for his friendship during the last days of Jimís life. Also, a special thank you to Dr. Stephen Desidero, Dr. Loren Lopez and VITAS Hospice for their kind, compassionate care.

Krause Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 121 W. National Ave., is serving the family. For more information, please call the funeral home at 786-8009 or visit www.krausefuneralhome.com.