Andrew W. Eisele, 50, Woodstock, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington.
He was born March 23, 1963, in Chicago to Joseph and Sharon (Brady) Eisele. He graduated from Geneva High School in 1981 and from Eastern Illinois University in 1985. He earned a master’s degree from Olivet Nazarene University. He taught middle school in Prairie Grove until his retirement and had a passion for science. He was an animal lover, enjoyed gardening and loved cooking.
Survivors include a daughter, Mia Eisele; a son, Grant Eisele; their mother, Kelly; his parents; a brother, Dennis (Lisa) Eisele; two sisters, Lynn (Randy) Tipps and Vicki Schmid; nieces and nephews, Alexander and Samuel Eisele, Brandon Sleesman, Emily Tipps, Claudia, Marian and Geoffry Schmid and Halsey Valesano; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Eisele, and his grandparents, James and Marian Eisele and Wilbur and Marie Brady.
Visitation was May 5 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, Crystal Lake.
A memorial service was May 6 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Crystal Lake.
Memorials can be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 55 E. Monroe St. #3420, Chicago, IL 60603, to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 11 S. La Salle St., # 1800, Chicago, IL 60603, or to the McHenry County Animal Shelter, 100 N Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.