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Marjorie A. "Marge" Schaller
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Obituary for Marjorie A. "Marge" Schaller

Marjorie A. "Marge" Schaller (nee Knoch), age 90, a resident of Naperville, IL, former longtime resident of Arlington Heights, IL, died Saturday, February 3, 2018 at her home. She was born August 7, 1927 in Aurora, IL.

Loving wife of the late Kenneth E. Schaller, whom she married June 6, 1953 at SS. Peter & Paul Church in Naperville and who preceded her in death on June 4, 2010, adored mother of Nora (Tamon) Green of Cincinnati, OH, adored grandmother of Darion Green, loving god-grandmother of Rachel Smith and Shannon Sabol, devoted daughter of late Win and Irene Knoch, dear sister of Joanne (Jim) Strong of Naperville, Doris (the late Warren) Wood of Naperville and the late Jean (the late Don) Wehrli, fond cousin, aunt, great aunt and friend of many.

Marge grew up at her family's home at 501 N. Main St. in Naperville. She attended SS. Peter & Paul Grade School and was a 1945 graduate of Naperville High School. Marge earned an undergraduate degree in English Education from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and a Master's degree in Gerontology from Roosevelt University in Chicago. She taught high school at Northbrook High School and Rolling Meadows High School for many years. Marge volunteered at Clearbrook in Arlington Heights, IL, a company that provides innovative opportunities, services and supports for people with disabilities and Travelers Aid Chicago, O'Hare International Airport, a program providing guidance, support and advocacy services for passengers during travel.

Visitation Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 8:00-9:00 AM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, 9:30 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville.

Interment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

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

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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540





9:30 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church

36 N. Ellsworth Street
Naperville, Illinois 60540

Cemetery Details


SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery

701 North Ave
Naperville, Illinois 60540


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