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WILLIAM N. "BILL" STROBEL

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William N. "Bill" Strobel of Geneva William N. "Bill" Strobel, age 84, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Delnor Hospital in Geneva surrounded by family. He was born December 6, 1928, the son of Frank and Dorothy (Steffes) Strobel. Bill was born and raised in Virgil, Illinois graduating from Maple Park High School with a graduating class of 26 students. He is an Army veteran having proudly served his country in the Korean War. Bill married Norma Benson on October 2, 1954 at St. Peter Church in Geneva. He was a bricklayer by trade and was a 35 year member of the Bricklayer's Union. Bill loved sports and was an avid Chicago sports fan. As a resident of Geneva, Bill was very active with many Geneva sports teams attending games both home and away. He was an election judge for many years. Bill enjoyed vacationing in Door County. He will be greatly missed by all those whose lives he touched. He is survived by his wife, Norma (Benson); children David of Geneva, Michael of Geneva, Barbara (Jim) Cramer of North Aurora, and Ann of Geneva; siblings Ed (Mae) of Lily Lake, Tom (Vera) of Wisconsin, and Mary (Bob) Mezera of Iowa. Bill was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral prayers will be held Monday, July 22, 2013 at 9:00 am at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State Street, (Route 38), Geneva proceeding to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva for celebration of Mass at 10:00 am with Father Bernard Schaefer celebrant. Burial will follow at River Hills Cemetery in Batavia. Visitation will be held Sunday, July 21 from 3:00-8:00 pm at Malone Funeral Home with a liturgical wake service at 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva, Illinois 60134 would be appreciated. For information, call 630-232-8233 or visit www.malonefh.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from July 18 to July 19, 2013
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