Born: Nov. 5, 1925
Died: Dec. 30, 2013
ST. CHARLES – Edward (John) McArdle, 88, of St. Charles, passed away on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at his home.
Edward was born Nov. 5, 1925, to John and Margaret McArdle (Casey) in Chicago. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during World War II
, and graduated from the University of Illinois
in Champaign-Urbana. On July 4, 1953, he married Marian Baumer in Chicago. Edward was a successful real estate and hotel entrepreneur with properties in Illinois, Florida and the Virgin Islands.
Edward is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marian; his two sons, David Andrew (Joyce) McArdle of Wellington, Fla., and Mark Edward (Cara Jackson) McArdle of Rockville, Md.; his daughter, Megan Mary (Art Witczak) McArdle of Oakland, Calif.; his two granddaughters, Amelia Claire McArdle and Abigail Colleen McArdle; and his one grandson, Finnian Jackson McArdle, as well as many other relatives.
Edward was preceded in death by his only brother, James Joseph "Jim" McArdle.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St., St. Charles. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Edward will be laid to rest at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in Geneva.
Memorial donations may be made to The
, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 Bryn Mawr, Suite #800, Chicago, IL 60631.
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