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CALEB H. CANBY III

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Caleb H. Canby III a lifelong resident of Barrington Caleb H. Canby III, J.D. attorney at law, 88, passed away on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie S. Canby (nee Kunsky); three children, Ellen C. Lynch, Sarah C. Jackson, and Caleb L. Canby; six grandchildren, Samuel H. Lynch, Jane E. Lynch, Rachel C. Jackson, Max C. Jackson, Beata M. Canby and Grace M. Canby; and two great-grandchildren, Olivia J. Lynch and Chloe W. Lynch. He is also survived by loving nieces, Heather (Clem) Schulte and Dawn (Drew) Gentsch; and numerous great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. His parents, Caleb Harlan Canby Jr. and Ruth Cudney Canby, preceded him in death. He was corporal in the Marine Corps and a World War II veteran serving in the Pacific. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Barrington Fire Department for 36 years. He was issued a commission as a Justice of the Peace on April 26, 1957, which expired in April of 1961. He was also a special prosecutor for the Village of Barrington in 1970. He was a 55-year member of the Illinois State Bar Association and served as the attorney for the incorporation of the Village of Barrington Hills. For many years, he was the attorney for the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District. He was also the attorney for First Federal Savings and Loan of Barrington until it's merger with Bank One (Chase). He was a past commander of Barrington VFW #7706 and a member of Barrington American Legion Post #158. He was a charter member of the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce. He was a past master of Monitor Lounsbury Lodge #522 in Barrington, and a member of Loyal L. Munn Chapter #96, Cryptic Council #46 and Bethel Commandery #36, all of Palatine. He was a past Patron of Queen Ester Chapter #41 of Skokie and Arlington Heights, Chapter #922 of Des Plaines, serving in that station numerous times. He also was a past Watchman of Shepherds numerous times of Liberty Shrine #113 of Libertyville. He was also a member of the Northern Illinois White Shrine Association. He was a member of Medinah Shrine A.N.O.M.S. and was an active member of the Medinah Fire Unit. His memorial, Masonic and VFW services will be held at St. Marks Episcopal Church, 337 Ridge Road, Barrington, on Saturday, Jan. 22. There will be a visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. The interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Barrington. A reception will be held following the interment at the church. Memorials would be appreciated for St. Mark's Episcopal Church. For information, Kahle-Moore Funeral Home, Cary, 847-639-3817 or www.kahlemoore.com.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Jan. 16, 2011
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