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1934 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
CARPENTERSVILLE - Elinor M. Potyen, age 79, of Grapevine, Texas a former 50 year resident of Carpentersville, passed away on Thursday morning, at her home surrounded by family. Elinor was born in Chicago on June 2, 1934, the daughter of the late Charles & Leona (nee Ellis) Westphal. On February 13, 1953 she married Anthony J. Potyen. Anthony preceded Elinor in death on September 9, 2006 after celebrating 53 years of marriage. Elinor is survived by her daughter: Carol (Ira) Harkenrider as well as 3 granddaughters: Toni Jean (Steve) Adkins, Cera Lorraine Harkenrider and Iris Adele Harkenrider. Other survivors include her many nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, Elinor was preceded in death by her two sons: Anthony J. Jr. in 1976 and Phillip M. in 1975, her three sisters and 3 brothers. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. in the Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee. Burial will follow in the Dundee Township East Cemetery, East Dundee. Visitation will be held on Monday from 6-8 PM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to , USA National Headquarters, 3300 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ 85718 or www.mdausa.org. To leave an on-line condolence, please visit www.millerfuneralhomedundee.com For info, please call 847-426-3436.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Mar. 22 to Mar. 23, 2014
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