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Dorothy A. (Lemke) Chadd

June 22, 1935 ~ November 12, 2017 (age 82)

  Dorothy A. Chadd, 82, of Streator passed away at 7:27 PM Sunday (November 12, 2017) at Parker Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Streator.

  Private services will be held at St. Stephen’s Cemetery Chapel with interment in St. Stephen’s Cemetery.  Rev. Raymond Guthrie will officiate.

  The Hagi & Baker Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  She was born on June 22, 1935 in Ottawa to Elmer & Anna Marie (Anderson) Lemke.  She married Donald R. Chadd on April 13, 1955 at St. Stephen’s Church.  He preceded her in death in 1994.

  She is survived by a son, Brian Chadd of Streator; a sister, Charlotte Boal of Lombard; a brother, Gary (Sharon) Lemke of Ottawa and numerous nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister Mary Ellen Linn and a brother, Dick Lemke.

  She graduated from Ottawa High School.

  She had been a telephone operator for Bell Telephone and also at St. Mary’s Hospital.

  She was raised in Ottawa and Streator and was a member of the former St. Stephen’s Church and now a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church.

  She loved traveling with her husband and loved to garden.

  Memorials may be directed to Parker Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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