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Joseph William Oxencis

July 4, 1980 ~ January 22, 2021 (age 40)


Joseph William Oxencis, 40, of Brookfield, WI and formerly Chatham, IL passed away on January 21, 2021 of natural causes in his residence.

He was born on July 4, 1980 in Peoria, IL to his parents Joseph M. Oxencis and Joyce Cordell Oxencis.  He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents L. Joe and Margaret “Peggy” Cordell of Rochester, IL. He is survived in death by his parents, his paternal grandparents Joseph and Mary Oxencis of Chatham, IL, his 2 children Trevor Oxencis and Tara Oxencis of Brookfield, WI,  sister Sarah Oxencis Lezon (Mike) of Rochester, IL, brother David Oxencis (Lynette) of Portland, OR. and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. 

Joseph (Joey) attended Chatham, IL schools and graduated with honors from Glenwood H.S. in 1998. He attended the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy where he graduated in 2005 with his Doctorate of Pharmacy degree. 

He accepted a job for Walgreens in Milwaukee, WI  as their Pharmacist and soon became a Pharmacy Manager where he worked for the remainder of his life. 

While here on this earth Joe loved many people and had lots of hobbies.  He loved his children fiercely and was a devoted father.  He was constantly amazed by his son’s intelligence and his basketball skills. His daughter was always his “sweet pea” and his princess, and he loved her spirit and snuggles. His life was lived for his children.  He loved playing guitar in his spare time, building computers, and took a lot of pride in his yard work and home. 

For those that knew him, his laugh was contagious and his smile infectious. He gave the best bear hugs, was quick with a joke and his heart was huge.  

“You are loved for the boy you were, the man you became and the son you will always be.”  

A private family service will be held at Wilson Park Funeral home in Rochester, IL on Friday, January 29, 2021. In lieu of flowers please donate to a charity of your choosing and any memories you would like to share of Joe please send to Wilson Park Funeral home at 200 E Main St, Rochester, IL 62563. A celebration of life will be planned for a later date.


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