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Goldie Cleaver


1920 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Goldie Cleaver Obituary
Goldie Jean Cleaver nee Haldeman, 93, of Elmhurst. Born February 9, 1920 in Harrisburg, PA and passed away on December 1, 2013 in Elmhurst. Beloved wife of the late Gene Franklin Cleaver; mother of William (Judith) and Robert (Francis); grandmother of Benjamin (Ann), Darcy, Jeffrey and Valerie (Daniel) Rogers; step-grandmother of Justin McMahon and Kimberly (Jonathan) Ruyle; dear daughter of the late Abram Lehn Haldeman and Sadie Greiner Haldeman; sister of the late Gloria Peters nee Haldeman; aunt of Cheryl Spangler and Wendy Legge. Goldie graduated from Millersville State Teacher's College in 1942, presently known as Millersville University, and married Gene Franklin Cleaver on April 28, 1946 in Harrisburg, PA. She was an elementary school teacher for 35 years in PA, IN, and IL. After retirement from teaching she worked for 10 years at Dunn and Bradstreet OAG. Goldie was a gifted musician, providing piano lessons in her home, a faithful and devoted member of the Lutheran Church and lifelong member of the Order of the Eastern Star, La Grange, Chapter #201. Visitation at Messiah Lutheran Church, 130 W. Butterfield Rd., Elmhurst from 9:30 A.M. until time of Services at 11:00 A.M. Friday, December 6. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorials will be appreciated for the church. Arrangements by Ahlgrim Funeral Home. Info 630-834-3515 or www.ahlgrim.com.
Published in Chicago Tribune on Dec. 4, 2013
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