Doris Freund Obituary (1929 – 2021) – McHenry, IL
Born: August 21, 1929 in Johnsburg, IL
Died: Oct. 3, 2021 in McHenry, IL
Doris M. Freund, age 92, of McHenry died peacefully at her home on Oct. 3, 2021, and is now reunited with her beloved husband Jim.
He was born on August 21, 1929 in Johnsburg to the late Ben and Martha (Neisen) Freund. On November 3, 1951 she married James C Freund at St John the Baptist Church in Johnsburg.
Doris is a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great -grandfather. He loved being a homemaker and nurtured his 70 years of life on Maple Avenue, where he and Jim raised their six children. He is an avid fan of the Cubs and Bulls. He rarely missed listening to a game on the radio or watching it on television. He was kind and thoughtful, never missing a special occasion with his cards or his infamous banana cakes.
Doris is survived by her children, Sandy (Mike) Gavin of Northbrook, Kathy (David) McHenry Services, Nancy (Tom) Gladfelter of Palatine, Debbie Hettermann of McHenry, Gary (Kim) Freund of Cary and Scott (Meagan) Freund of Crystal Lake; 10 grandchildren Erin Gavin, Shannon (William) Hartman, Nathan (Kristin) Service, Kailey Service, Abbey (Steven) Braun, Andrew (Margaret) Hettermann, Morgan Hettermann, Brandon Freund and Natalie and Collin Freund; 7 great grandchildren Vivian, Eloise, Hudson, Brayden, Emilia, Kinsley and Wyatt; sister -in -law, Renee Freund of McHenry and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband James; his parents; dear son -in -law, Bob Hettermann; sisters, Marion Schoenholtz, Delma Rusboldt, Glorice Jackson; siblings, Stanley and Loren Freund; brother -in -law, Mervin Schoenholtz, Bob Rusboldt, Art Jackson; sister -in -law, Lorraine Freund; mother -in -law and mother -in -law Mary and George P. Freund; brothers -in -law, George M. and Robert Freund; sister -in -law Gloria Freund; nephew Bob Freund
The family is very grateful for Sarantuya Sainbayar, her faithful caregiver for the past six years. They also appreciate Journey Care Hospice, which was there to support the family and make Doris ’last weeks peaceful.
The visitation with the family will be held Friday, Oct. 8, at the Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., leading to the 12:00 Mass of Christian burial at St. Louis. Mary’s Church, 1401 N. Richmond Road, McHenry. The interment is in St Mary’s Cemetery, McHenry.
In exchange for flowers, it will be appreciated if donations in Doris ’memory will be given to her wonderful guardian, Sarantuya Sainbayar or St Mary’s Church, 1401 Richmond Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-0063, or visit colonialmchenry.com.
Published by the Northwest Herald from October 4 to October 6, 2021.