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Wauconda, IL 60084
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1934 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
WAUCONDA - Esther V. Braden was the loving mother of Cindy (Wayne) Churchill; cherished grandmother of Christopher Churchill, Jennifer (Keith) Rivers, Noel Shannon Hennessy, Lisa (Stephen) Yanke and Ericka Calamia; dear great-grandmother of 8; caring sister of the late Elizabeth (John) Riccobene, Anthony (Geraldine) Tarello Jr., Robert (Diane) Tarello and Leonard (the late Pauline) Tarello; and fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Braden Sr. and son, Richard Jr. Born March 31, 1934 in Chicago, Esther passed away on July 4, 2014 at home in Wauconda. She was 80 years old. Esther had been a member of Transfiguration Parish in Wauconda since 1960 and had volunteered for Catholic Charities. She was also part of the Wednesday Queens Bowling League in Wauconda. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 9, 2014, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, 235 N. Main St., Wauconda. Funeral services will begin on Thursday, July 10, with prayers at the funeral home at 9:30 AM followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Transfiguration Catholic Church, 348 W. Mill St., Wauconda. Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Wauconda Fire District, paramedic Fund, 109 W. Liberty St., Wauconda 60084. For funeral information, call 847-526-2115 and sign the guestbook at

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on July 8, 2014
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