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1928 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
ANTIOCH - Edmond R. Kanwischer, 85 years, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2014 after a lengthy illness. Born July 11, 1928 in Chicago, he was among the first faculty hired at the College of Lake County at its founding in 1969. He taught a variety of studio art courses there until his retirement in 1996. He exhibited his paintings and sculptures widely, and his work is represented in prominent public and private collections. On December 26, 1959 he married Pamela J. Reskey in Chicago. They were married 32 years. Survivors include his sons, Edmond C. (Gwen) of Waterville, OH and Peter D. (Dana) of Park Ridge, IL; his brother William of Hilton Head, SC; and grandchildren, William and Katharine. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Pamela, and son Gary, as well as sisters, Clara, Ella, and Eda. Funeral services will be held at 11AM Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Evangelical Lutheran Bethel Congregational Church, 5968 Rice St., Chicago, IL. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Elmwood Park, IL. Friends and family may call at the Strang Funeral Home of Antioch, 1055 Main St. (Route 83), Antioch, IL from 4-8PM Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Info, 847-395-4000. Contributions may be made to the church, in his memory. Please sign our online guest book at www.strangfh.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Apr. 14, 2014
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