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Lorraine Fejedelem

Lorraine Fejedelem, 91, Wonder Lake, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at home.

She was born Jan. 19, 1922, in Chicago to John and Alice E. (Ofenloch) Tolemy.

On April 7, 1939, she married Edward E. Fejedelem in Chicago.

She was a resident of Wonder Lake since 1964.

She was a longtime member of Nativity Lutheran Church,Wonder Lake, and taught Sunday school until she was 82 years old. She was Mrs. Claus at the Nativity Christmas bazaar for 20 years and was involved in many other Nativity events.

She participated in many community activities and was a member of the Memory Maker/Story Tellers, the Wonder Lake Senior Citizens Club, the McHenry Senior Center and the Young at Heart Travel Club. She was past president of the Wonder Lake No. 1169 American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include a daughter, Shirley (Craig) Maxwell; four sons, Edward (Linda) Fejedelem Jr., John (Madge) Fejedelem, Harry (Sue) Fejedelem and Gerald Fejedelem; a daughter-in-law, Patricia Fejedelem; a sister, Mary Ann (the late Nunzio) Ganny; two sisters-in-law, Gretal Tolemy and Mae Tolemy; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Andy Fejedelem; a granddaughter, Jennifer Fejedelem; a grandson, Brian Fejedelem; a sister, Evelyn (the late Roy) Schou; and three brothers, James Tolemy, Lawrence (the late Adrian) Tolemy  and Peter Tolemy.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Nativity Lutheran Church, 3506 E. Wonder Lake Road, Wonder Lake. The memorial service will follow. 

Inurnment will be private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.

Arrangements were made by Justen’s Wonder Lake Funeral Home.

Memorials can be donated to an animal charity of one’s choosing.

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