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John H. Ladd


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John H. Ladd

Born: October 21, 1931; in Itasca, IL

Died: December 29, 2017; in DeKalb, IL

John H. Ladd, 86, of Sycamore died early Friday morning on December 29, 2017 at Kishwaukee Hospital after a long illness.

He was born October 21, 1931 in Itasca, IL to Robert and Frances Ladd. John married Wilmina Sutton on November 26, 1955 in Des Plaines, IL. He graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN in 1953. He spent two years in the U.S. Army and returned to receive his master's degree. John was an English teacher, golf coach and college director of admissions.

Survivors include his wife, Wilmina; one daughter, Julia (Steve) Wallin of Kingston; one granddaughter, Lily Schleicher of Mesa, AZ; his brother, Bill Ladd of Chicago; and many special nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert; and his daughter, Jennifer Blum.

There will be a private family graveside service at the North Cemetery in St. Charles, IL at a later date.

Arrangements were completed by the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore.

For info or to sign the online guest book, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com or call 815-895-2833.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Jan. 13, 2018
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