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1929 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
WHEATON - Ethel Jean Filiatreau, a resident of Wheaton, formerly of Winfield, IL passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 27. She was born September 29, 1929 in Port Republic, New Jersey. She grew up in New Jersey and met Jacque Filiatreau while he was stationed there. She married her sailor on November 6, 1948, upon his discharge. Until 1962 they lived in Iowa, where they had three children. They raised their family in Wheaton and then lived in Winfield until 1999. She will be remembered by many as a sweet, kind person, who was quick to volunteer. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved keeping in touch with her many friends and family. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton for 52 years where she had held various offices and volunteer positions and was a member of Presbyterian Women and Rebecca Circle. She also served on the Central DuPage Hospital Auxiliary Board and had volunteered at the gift shop in the hospital for many years. She was a member of the PEO-NC chapter and also held memberships in the Wheaton Compass Club, Women's Department Club. Mrs. Filiatreau worked for Hitchcock Publishing and various other businesses in the Wheaton area. Ethel enjoyed many years of travel with her husband, playing bridge and her many dear friends. She is survived by her son, Jay Filiatreau of Wheaton and daughter, Susan (Norman) Stozek of Greenfield, WI. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Benjamin (Haley) Stozek, Elizabeth (Anthony) Mierzejewski and Rebecca Anderson and by her great-grandchildren, Holden Anderson, Elijah, Xavier and Journei Stozek. She is further survived by her sister Clara (Charles) Kemner of Hatboro, PA and brother Alan (Linda) Loveland of Macungie, PA and many nieces nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Jacque C. Filiatreau, daughter Deborah L. Filiatreau, parents Edgar and Bertha Loveland and brother Edgar B. Loveland. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 1 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of the First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton, 715 N. Carlton, in Wheaton, with the Reverend Paul Kirbas officiating. Private interment will be held at Wheaton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton or the Women's Auxiliary of Central DuPage Hospital. Information and guestbook at www.hultgrenfh.com or call Hultgren Funeral Home at 630-668-0027.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on June 29, 2014
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