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1969 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
DES PLAINES - Brian John Kaup, age 45, received his angel wings July 20, 2014 in Park Ridge after a 2½ year battle with cancer. He was a 1987 graduate of Maine West High School and a life long Des Plaines resident. Brian was employed for 25 years at EESCO Englewood. Brian enjoyed cooking for family and friends and was an expert on the grill. He was a lifelong Cubs fan. He was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He played bags and volleyball at Beacon Tap and enjoyed his yearly cabin trips to Elizabeth, Illinois with his buddies. Brian is survived by his devoted wife Jen; adoring sons Griffin, Alex, and Brenden; loving mom Diane (Frank) Street; father Harry J. Kaup; dearest brother of April Conley (Rich Hopkins); adored uncle of Alyssa and Kelsey Conley; fond nephew of Raymond and Mary Kaup and Nicholas and Marge Kaup; cousin to Dan, Jeff, Patrick, Rick and Amy Kaup. Preceded in death by his grandparents Willis and Dolores Wille; Edith and Harry Kaup; and Uncle Dennis Willie. We want to thank the dedicated Doctors and wonderful nurses who have been so caring and Rainbow Hospice for making his final days comfortable. A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, July 25 from 4p.m. until 8p.m. at the G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave., Des Plaines, IL. For information, 847-699-9003 or glhillsfuneralhome.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on July 23, 2014
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