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Marjorie E. "Marge" Walsh

April 28, 1921 - September 04, 2017

Marjorie E. "Marge" Walsh (nee Wehrli), age 96, a lifelong resident of Naperville, IL, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017 at her home. She was born April 28, 1921 in Aurora, IL.

Beloved wife of the late Walter Walsh, who she married April 27, 1946 and who preceded her in death October 13, 2002, loving mother of Jane (the late Gary) Munn of Melbourne, FL, Jim (Laurie) Walsh of Naperville, Trudy Sylvester of Palm Desert, CA, Richard (Kara) Walsh of Marseilles, IL and Tina (Mike) Poruba of Oswego; adored grandmother of Jeremy (Kate) and Adam Walsh, Drew (Erin) Smid and Alex (Stephanie) Smid; Ryan and Casey Sylvester; Christopher Walsh Amy (Anthony) Scrivani, Gavin (Carly) Sullivan and Keegan Sullivan; Luke Poruba and Isabel Poruba, cherished great-grandmother of Liam, Caelyn, Jack and Finn Walsh; Ty and Cole Smid, devoted daughter of the late Frank and Gertrude (nee Hiltenbrand) Wehrli, dear sister of Andrew "Mike" (Audra) Wehrli, Richard (Judy) Wehrli, Joyce Wehrli, Carol (Jerry) Doll and Ann (Bob) Jansen and the late Robert Wehrli, James Wehrli, Joseph Wehrli, Donald Wehrli,  John "Harp" Wehrli, Calista Wehrli and Jean Kuhn, fond cousin, aunt, great-aunt and friend to many. 

Marge grew up in Naperville, attended Naperville  High School and was a graduate of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb with a degree in physical education. A dedicated and loving homemaker, Marge enjoyed attending  the sporting activities of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Marge also enjoyed spending her summers at Centennial Beach in Naperville with her Beach Bum friends and received an award as the first Centennial Beach female lifeguard.

Funeral Information

A memorial mass will be celebrated Friday, September 8, 2017, 9:30 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville. 

A private inurnment will follow at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville.

Everyone is invited to join the family Friday, 11:00 AM for a reception on the lower level at the Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873, 908 Jackson Ave., Naperville, IL 60540, (630) 355-7664.

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, please take a friend to lunch, have a Miller Lite and "BE LIKE MARGE."

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