Sophie K. Dubs A memorial service will be held for Sophie K. Dubs at Historical Immanuel Lutheran Church, 178 McHenry Ave. in Crystal Lake. Visitation will be Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m., with a service at 3 p.m. Born Feb. 28, 1914, in Chicago, the daughter of David and Sophie Kraus, she died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at home, surrounded by family and friends. Sophie married Alexander Dubs Jr. on June 24, 1939, in Chicago. They moved to Arlington Heights in 1953, and after her husband's death in 2004, she moved to Crystal Lake. Shortly after moving to Crystal Lake, she joined Immanuel Lutheran Church where she quickly made many new and wonderful friends. Sophie worked for many years at The Bank & Trust Company of Arlington Heights. She also volunteered at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights. Sophie was an avid gardener and exceptional homemaker. She was devoted to her family and friends. Always quick to lend a helping hand, she was an inspiration to her five grandsons and many great grandchildren. She is survived by her daughters, Donna (Kevin) O'Brien and Janet (George) Soderberg; grandsons, Kevin O'Brien Jr., Michael (Shelli) Chinlund, Gregory (Colleen) Chinlund and Christopher (Ellen) O'Brien; 20 great-grandchildren; brother, Henry; and many nieces and nephews. Sophie was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander; brother, David; sisters, Josephine Belling and Emelie Fritz-Howell; and grandson, Sean O'Brien. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Arrangements were made by Davenport Family Funeral Home, Crystal Lake. You may leave online condolences for the family at www.davenportfamily.com
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