Thomas P. Cadieux, 70, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at his home in Bull Valley.
He was born July 21, 1947, in Jamestown, N.D., to Donald and Margaret (nee Gurski) Cadieux. He married Mary Sandner Nov. 11, 1972, in Dundee.
For 10 years he worked for the Quaker Oats Company, then in quality control at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. After leaving the company, he opened Cadieux’s Bakery in downtown Crystal Lake and operated the bakery for 27 years. After closing the shop, he worked as a driver for GNT Limousine Service for seven years. In his retirement, he became a beekeeper He also raised chickens. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife; his mother; two sons, Jeffrey (Jamie) Cadieux and Michael Cadieux; two grandchildren, Tyler and Marissa Cadieux; a brother, Kevin (Jill) Cadieux; four sisters, Mary Fay (Chuck) Patrick, Elizabeth Schroeder, Jeanne (David) James, Carol (Greg) Schuster; two brothers-in-law, Steve and Rich Sandner; two sisters-in-law, Audrey (Larry) Lemmon, Janet (Greg) Ksionda.
He was preceded in death by his father; brother-in-law Ken Schroeder; and father- and mother-in-law, Walter and Erika (nee Birndorf) Sandner.
Services will be held at a later date.
The family asks people to plant flowers “for the bees.”