Obit: Fredbeck, Lillian ‘Elvie’ (1924 - 2017)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Fredbeck, Narva, Gipson

----Source: Lake County News Sun (Waukegan, Lake Co. IL) 3/18/2017

(Courtesy of Mary Artac Urban)

Fredbeck, Lillian ‘Elvie’ (5 July 1924 – 16 March 2017)

Lillian “Elvie” Fredbeck, 92, of Waukegan, passed away on March 16, 2017. Lillian was born on July 5, 1924, to Joseph Bjorn & Sophia Narva, in Owen, WI. She was the last of 10 siblings. Elvie was an avid reader who enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She worked at Abbott Laboratory for many years, Whites Variety where she was known as the, “dime store lady,” and at the Navy Exchange as well. Left to cherish her memory are her two sons, Donald W. “Bill” Fredbeck and Charles (Judy) Fredbeck; 3 grandchildren, Christopher (Christina) Fredbeck, Jennifer (John) Gipson, and Jon (Leah) Fredbeck; 5 great-grandchildren, Fionnuala, Aoife, Isaac, Zavier, and baby Amelia.

Elvie is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Donald I. Fredbeck; both parents; 6 brothers and 3 sisters.

Her visitation will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017, from 5-7 p.m., at Peterson & Patch Funeral Home, 408 N. Sheridan Rd., Waukegan, IL 60085. Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home. Interment will follow at North Shore Garden of Memories, in North Chicago, IL. For more information, please call (847) 623-0495.




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