Mikolai Wilson Laszczewski, 24 of Chicago, IL passed away at 10:00 pm, Wednesday April 17, 2019 at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL.
He was born April 17, 1995 to Kristen Laszczewski and Michael D. Wilson in Chicago, IL who survive.
Mikolai graduated from St. Patrick High School in Chicago in May, 2014 and went on to complete an Associate degree at Universal Technical Institute as class valedictorian in Automotive/Diesel and Industrial Technology in May, 2016.
He was a beautiful young man who had a gentle and giving soul, who loved his family deeply, lived adventurously, and enjoyed 10 years of Scouting. He was a longtime fan of the Chicago Cubs. Mikolai loved fixing and customizing cars, trucks and motorcycles. He was thrilled to finally get to work at Tesla, which he described as "The Wild Frontier - Electric Cars".
He is also survived by his close and loving family: Steve and Karen Wilson, Amber (John); Nick (Courtney); Ronald Wilson all of Anderson; Jennifer (David) Boltz; Adam (Merrick), Brian (Miranda) of Dallas TX; Richard Jr. (Mary) Laszczcewski; Eric; Kyle and Nick; Kathy (Mark) Diener; Erin (Al); Katie and Ryan all of Monticello; his loving grandparents, Eleanor Sue Wilson of Anderson, Donald (Lue) Wilson of Naples, FL and Grace Laszczewski of Monticello.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Richard Laszczewski Sr.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 4 pm until 8 pm EST at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello. Rosary will be prayed at 3:45 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am EST, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Reynolds with Fr. Finton Cummings, the celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are encouraged and preferred to St. Patrick High School in Chicago. These contributions will be used to establish scholarships to benefit college bound students. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and also the church.
Messages of condolence may be extended at www.springerfuneralhome.com