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Donald T. Dufner

August 6, 1936 October 21, 2018
Donald T. Dufner
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Obituary for Donald T. Dufner

Donald T. Dufner, age 82, a resident of Naperville, IL since 2016, formerly of Hillside and Hampshire, IL, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018, at Sunrise of Naperville. He was born August 6, 1936, in Chicago, IL.

Beloved husband of the late Mary M. Dufner (nee Adler), whom he married July 6, 1963, and who preceded him in death on January 11, 2016; loving father of Alice Kelsey of St. Charles, IL and Pete (Summer) Dufner of Naperville, adored grandfather of Erin and Rob Kelsey, Hallie and Luke Dufner, devoted son of the late William and Mary (nee Rafferty) Dufner, dear brother of Bill (Arlene) Dufner of Mesa, AZ, fond brother-in-law, cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Donald grew up on Flournoy Street in Chicago. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a master's degree in education from DePaul University in Chicago. Donald taught and served as Vice Principal in the Chicago Public School system for over 40 years with the majority of them at Foreman High School.

Memorial Visitation Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10:00-11:00 AM at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 1450 Green Trails Dr., Naperville.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 11:00 AM in the church.

Future inurnment: St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery in Hampshire, IL.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, 110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10017, 1-800-ALZINFO (259-4636), https://www.alzinfo.org/donate/donation_form/

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

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


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Memorial Visitation

Thursday

25

Oct

10:00 AM 10/25/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/25/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church

1450 Green Trails Drive
Naperville, Illinois 60540

St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
1450 Green Trails Drive Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

25

Oct

11:00 AM 10/25/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church

1450 Green Trails Drive
Naperville, Illinois 60540

St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
1450 Green Trails Drive Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation

110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10017
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