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 Don Graetz

Don Graetz

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Death 7 Dec 2010 (aged 83)
Burial Arlington Heights, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 62716423 · View Source
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The funeral for Don Graetz will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday, at Meadows Funeral Home, 3615 Kirchoff Road (½ block east of Route 53), Rolling Meadows, proceeding to St. Colette Church for a Mass at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Born in Chicago, Dec. 11, 1926, to Bernard and Grace (Hagberg) Graetz, he died Dec. 7, 2010, at his home. Don married Paula Syoen in October 1947, in Chicago. They moved to Rolling Meadows in 1955, where they raised their family. He served in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific. He was a Rolling Meadows police officer for 20 years. After retiring from the police department, he worked for School District #15 for 10 years. Don was an avid computer user over the last 20 years. Surviving are his children, Karen (Bob) Campo, Pat (Curt) Erickson, Chuck (Nancy) Graetz, Kathy (Milan) Norum, Janet (Kurt) Schumacher and Gregg (Laurie) Graetz; grandchildren, Megan (Brent) Hendricks, Sara (Steve) Schweigert, Danielle (Steve) Williamson, Jill Campo, Melissa Graetz, Heather Graetz, Kristin Graetz, Stephanie Norum, Justin Graetz, Jeff Campo, Jackie Schumacher, Kelly Schumacher and Lisa Norum; great-grandchildren, Beth Hendricks, Lucia Hendricks, Lee Schweigert, Elsie Schweigert and Ben Williamson; brother, Edward (Gloria) Graetz; nephew, Mike (Melissa) Graetz; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and infant daughter, Donna Marie Graetz. Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association or Vitas Hospice, 580 Waters Edge, Lombard, IL a60148. For information, 847-253-0224.


Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on December 9, 2010.


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  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62716423
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Don Graetz (11 Dec 1926–7 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62716423, citing Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .