Visitation for James P. Willekens, 78, of Barrington, formerly of Niles, will be on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 9:30 AM until the time of the Funeral Mass, 10:30 AM at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 33 S. Buesching Rd., Lake Zurich.  An Entombment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.

James was born on May 18, 1939 to Rene and Constance Willekens.  He passed away on November 6, 2017.

James was a traveler of the world.  He started at TWA Airlines right after college and retired in 2000 as Vice President of Passenger Sales.  

James is survived by his nephews, Chris (Karen) Danca, & Jeff J. (Tina) Danca; and his great nieces and nephews, Nicole, Joseph, Riley, and Mia.    

He was preceded in death by sister, Mary Jean Danca.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or shop.stjude.org