Elsie Kentgen Obituary

Elsie M. Kentgen
Elsie M. Kentgen

October 9, 1919 - December 31, 2003
Born in Glencoe, Illinois
Resided in Glen Ellyn, IL


Kentgen, Elsie M. nee Cunningham, age 84 of Hanover Park, Formerly of Elmhurst and Lombard. Born October 9, 1919 in Glencoe, Illinois. Passed away at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.

Loving mother of LeRoy (Barb) Johnson, Lynda (Dexter) Griffith, Cheryl (Carl) Myers, Mary (Ryan) Kolle and the late Claude Protz.

Fond mother in law Sally (John) Adamus.

Beloved daughter of the late Elsie and William Cunningham.

Proud grandmother of Kelly, Heather Johnson, Douglas Protz, Daniel Adamus, Lisa (Craig) Bartnik, George (Lora) , Brian (Suzanne), Christopher (Laura) Myers, Deirdre, Trevor and Ian Kolle.

Great grandmother of Jennifer, Audi, Nicoles, Brett, Nicholas, Tyler, Jessica, Payton, Cady and Grace.

Loving sister of Calvin, Sherman, Charles, Douglas, Robert, Mary Lou, Isabel and the late Margaret, Jean and William.

Elsie was born into a large family and spoke of her early years with her brothers and sisters fondly. After graduating from York HS, she went to beauty school and eventually was able to own her own shop. She did “beauty” work for about 33 years and considered her co-workers and customer her friends.

Elsie has many interests and talents. After she retired she especially enjoyed reading and baking. Her special talent was crocheting. She designed and crocheted afghans for her family and friends with each persons special interests in mind. Each afghan is truly a keepsake. They will be cherished by family and friends.

Elsie truly loved and enjoyed her family and especially delighted in her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be missed by all of her family and friends.




Memorial Services
St. Paul Lutheran Church
545 S. Ardmore (at Washington)
Villa Park, IL 60181
Wednesday, January 7, 2004
10:00 AM
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