|Birth: ||Nov. 20, 1919|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 2006|
EDWARD L. MCNETT: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Northwest Herald, The (Crystal Lake, IL) - July 23, 2006
Deceased Name: EDWARD L. MCNETT
[published on Sun, Jul 23, 2006]
Born: Nov. 20, 1919; in Woodstock
Died: July 21, 2006; in Woodstock
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II
WOODSTOCK Edward L. McNett, 86, of Woodstock, died Friday, July 21, 2006, at his home.
He was born Nov. 20, 1919, in Woodstock, to Leslie and Theresa (Collins) McNett. He married Arline Klabunde on Nov. 12, 1946, in Woodstock.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Infantry Division, D Company, 162nd Battalion, 41st Division from 1941 to 1945. He saw action in the South Pacific, New Guinea and Australia.
He received the Bronze Star and the Presidential Unit Citation Award.
He was a lifetime member of Woodstock VFW Post 5040, where he had been junior vice commander. He was a past president of the Midwest Chapter of the 41st Infantry Division, which meets in Berwyn. He also was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Woodstock.
He had attended St. Mary School and High School, graduating with the class of 1937 he was a co-captain of the undefeated 1936 football team. He retired from the ComEd plant in Waukegan.
Survivors include his wife, Arline McNett of Woodstock; a son, Michael (Judy) McNett of Winnetka; a grandson, Drew, of Winnetka; a sister, Irene (the late Robert) Tuttle of Woodstock; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Donald and Gerald McNett.
The visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 24, at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Woodstock. Monsignor James W. McLoughlin will officiate.
Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Woodstock.
Arline A Klabunde McNett (1922 - 2013)
Created by: Julie Wheelan Nelson
Record added: Feb 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85504786
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