October 23, 1936 ~ October 23, 2019
Born in: Chicago, Illinois
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado
Donald John “DJ” Jelinski, 83, passed away Oct. 23, 2019. Survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty Jelinski; children, Randall (Theresa) Jelinski of Pueblo, Kimberly Jelinski of Houston, Texas and Steven (Isabelle) Jelinski of McLean, Va.; sisters, Camille Michalski and Geri Wegrzyn; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. DJ was born Oct. 23, 1936, in Chicago, Ill. Being a true patriot, he proudly served in the US Army. DJ was in the restaurant business for over 50 years, starting in Alamosa, Colo. He was the original owner/operator of DJ’s Steakhouse in Pueblo, retiring in 2015.
Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Celebration of life, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at Walking Stick Golf Course Clubhouse.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105, American Cancer Society, 1445 N. Union Blvd., Suite B10, Colorado Springs, CO 80909 or New Century Hospice, 1320 Fortino Blvd., Suite C, Pueblo, CO 81008. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Donald John "DJ" Jelinski's name.
St. Jude Children's Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place