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Kenneth M. "Ken" Windisch

November 20, 1953 August 21, 2018
Kenneth M. "Ken" Windisch
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Obituary for Kenneth M. "Ken" Windisch

Kenneth M. "Ken" Windisch, age 64, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1979, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at The University of Chicago Medical Center For Care and Discovery, Chicago, IL after a battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was born November 20, 1953 in Chicago.

Beloved husband of Dona Windisch (nee Petersen), whom he married December 7, 1974, loving father of Michael C. Windisch of Naperville and Daniel (Kathryn) Windisch of Aurora, IL, adored grandfather of Elle Windisch, devoted son of the late Louis and Anne Windisch, dear brother of William "Bill" (Debbie) Windisch, Jean (Larry) Kobelt and Robert (Amy) Windisch, brother-in-law of Wayne (Gail) Petersen, fond nephew, cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Ken grew up on Chicago's South Side and attended St. Therese of the Little Flower Grade School and High School (Class of 1971), more commonly known as Little Flower. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Master's Degree in Finance from DePaul University in Chicago. Ken was employed for 25 years with Harris Bank, Chicago. He later earned a Master's Degree in Counseling from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb and worked as a high school guidance counselor for 12 years at Harry D. Jacobs High School in Algonquin, IL, retiring in 2017. Ken was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Naperville, where he served as a host greeter and Religious Education teacher. He loved baseball and was a lifelong fan of the Chicago White Sox.

Visitation Sunday, August 26, 2018, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville.

Family and friends will meet Monday, August 27th to celebrate a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville.

Interment: Private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken's memory may be made to:

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF), 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851, (203) 229-0464,

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

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4:00 PM 8/26/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/26/2018 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




10:30 AM 8/27/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
1500 Brookdale Road Naperville 60563 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor
Norwalk, CT 06851

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