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Edward A. Lillig, Jr.

September 17, 1936 October 10, 2018
Edward A. Lillig, Jr.
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Obituary for Edward A. Lillig, Jr.

Edward A. Lillig, Jr., age 82, a resident of Aurora, IL, formerly of Glen Ellyn and Villa Park, IL passed away on October 10, 2018 at Silverado Naperville Memory Community.

He was born on September 17, 1936 in Berwyn, IL to the late Ruth and Edward A. Lillig, Sr.

Ed is survived by his wife of 52 ½ years Sally K. Lillig (nee Ludwig); children Jerry Lillig, Kent (Kathy) Lillig, and Jeffrey (Suzann) Lillig; grandchildren Dana, Andrea, Ali, Scott, Andrew, Mark, Rachel, and Jack Lillig; brother Martin (Cathy) Lillig; nieces Kristin (Katherine), Jennifer (Paul), and Melissa (Brian).

Ed graduated Fenwick High School in Oak Park, IL in 1954. He went on to St. Mary’s College in Winona, MN where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in 1958. While there, he enjoyed playing on their baseball team.

Ed worked for the Chicago and North Western Railroad for 27 years before he retired in 1990 as the Senior Vice President of Computer Operations.

He was a member of the Wautoma Kiwanis Club in Wisconsin. He acted as Treasurer of the Tower Club in Chicago, IL, the Lake Management District in Wild Rose, WI, and the Waushara Country Club in Wautoma, WI. At St. James the Apostle Church in Glen Ellyn, he was an usher for 23 years.

He was an avid hunter and golfer and loved baseball. Ed will be remembered as being an extraordinary family man who will be deeply missed by all.

Visitation will be on Monday, October 15 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 44 S. Mill St. Naperville, IL 60540.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 16 at 10:00 AM Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church 701 S Eola Rd. Aurora, IL 60504.

Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Ed’s memory, donations to Alzheimer’s Association Greater IL Chapter 8430 Bryn Mawr, Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60631 would be appreciated.

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

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4:00 PM 10/15/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/15/2018 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 10/16/2018 10:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church

701 E. Eola Road
Aurora, IL 60504

Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church
701 E. Eola Road Aurora 60504 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Assumption Cemetery Final Resting Place

1S510 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

1S510 Winfield Road Wheaton 60189 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer’s Association - Illinois Chapter

8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800
Chicago , IL 60631

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