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James W. ‘Jim’ Ingemanson

James W. “Jim” Ingemanson, 73, Crystal Lake, died June 24, 2017, surrounded by the love of his family.

He was born Sept. 30, 1943, to Philip and Edith Ingemanson in Chicago.

He received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Augustana College and was a long-term active alumnus. He received a Master of Science in inorganic chemistry from Iowa State and a Master of Science in chemical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. He had an active career teaching college chemistry and general science as well as chemical laboratory analysis. He was a longtime member of The American Chemical Society.

He was a lifelong Lutheran and current member of Grace Lutheran Church, Woodstock, and Lebanon Lutheran Church, White Hall, Mich.

He was very well-read, as well as an avid downhill skier and square dancer. He was an accomplished handyman who was always willing to apply some elbow grease for his friends and family. His favorite place was the family cottage in White Lake, Mich.

Survivors include his longtime companion, Chris Schildt; two children, William (Lori) Ingemanson, and Karin (Michael) Pinc; three grandchildren, Logan, Nathan and Justine; a sister, Suzanne (Art) Page-Pryde; and numerous nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 29, until the funeral at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 1300 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock. Burial will be private at Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park.

Memorials can be made to Grace Lutheran Church, Woodstock.

Arrangements were made by Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home.

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