Katie Byczek


Katie is the daughter of Mick Byczek, and the fifth generation member of a founding settler of Chicago. She grew up in the Bridgeport neighborhood. Her education consisted of private tutoring with a concentration in the areas of music, dance, and tennis. First place awards were granted to her during competitions at a variety of events. Undergraduate studies began with a year of Engineering Physics, and the degree was awarded for Mechanical in 2010. Training included work in HVAC, internal combustion engines, heat & mass transfer, fluid dynamics, and a minor in Applied Mathematics. She is currently working in the engineering technology industry. 

Katherine's family resides in Chicago and consists of her mother Betty, father Mick, and brother Michael. Our Chicago genealogical roots date back to 1835. Several members of our family tree have been notable in many distinct areas of business and government service. They include the chief judge of the Chicago Municipal Court in the early 1900s, an alderman, a World’s Fair promoter, piano teacher, World War I and II veterans, naval reservist during Vietnam, Illinois attorneys, a state representative, variety of small business owners of saloons & grocers, architect, insurance professional, applied physics engineer, and software developer. 



Mick and Betty Byczek Family Genealogy
Chicago Old Settler's Club
Mozart is the Byczek family cat that was adopted from a Shelter in 1999
The first Irish Setter Tara was purchased from a breeder in 1985
Star was the second Poodle that was acquired in 1992
Katie began her piano studies with Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin
The second Irish Setter Fiona joined the family when she was one year old in 2000
Katie continued her piano studies with works by Weber
The dogs enjoyed playing at the local park district
The third Irish Setter Miche became a family member in 2011
Katie competed in several Irish Dance competitions