Robert D. Wedrall, a resident of Lake Villa, passed away peacefully at his home Friday Feb. 22, 2013 at the age of 77.
He was born March 1, 1935 in Chicago, IL to Edward and Harriett Wedrall. Robert started his career as a Tool and Die maker at Superior Plastics in Chicago, before working for Baxter in Round Lake, and continuing his career at Intermatic in Spring Grove. During that time he also started his own mold polishing business. Robert was a member of St. Bede Catholic Church. He was a nature lover who liked to fish and boat. Robert was known as a generous man to others as well as the animals he cared for.
Robert is survived by his children Kenneth Wedrall, Laura (David) Stang, Linda (John) Nickerson, his grandchildren Jennifer and Jonathan Stang, his brother John Wedrall, and he was an uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, his parents, his brother Leonard, and his sister Marilyn.
A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday Feb. 26, 2013 from 4 until 8 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday Feb. 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the funeral chapel. Interment will be held following the services at Maryhill Cemetery in Niles. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.
—Strang Funeral Home provided this information.