|Birth: ||Aug. 21, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 3, 2010|
Harry Gottfrid Eisfeldt of Des Plaines for 60 years. Harry Gottfrid Eisfeldt was born Aug. 21, 1918, in Worcester, Mass., to Gottfrid and Signe (nee Erickson) Eisfeldt. He passed away Jan. 3, 2010, in Arlington Heights. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of service at 8 p.m. Thursday, at G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave., Des Plaines. Burial Friday will be at 2 p.m. Jan. 8, in Bridger Cemetery, Viola, Ill.
Harry was a proud veteran of the Army during World War II, earning several medals, including the Good Conduct Medal. He worked 30 years in the bakery business and 20 years as an agent with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, where he was an Honor Club member for over 10 years. He was also a lifetime member of the Elks Club and was an advocate for saving the West Elementary School in Des Plaines.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 65 years, the late Jewell (aka Julia Claire Culhane); his grandson, Brent Harris Fitzgerald; and his brothers, Herbert Roland and Hilding Eisfeldt.
(Chicago Suburban Daily Herald - January 6, 2010)
Jewell Claire Culhane Eisfeldt (1919 - 2006)
Created by: E. M.
Record added: May 12, 2010
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