DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral & Cremation Service
10703 Dundee Road
Huntley, IL 60142
(847) 515-8772

Ethel Krueger Lagerhausen

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. – Ethel Krueger Lagerhausen, 85, of Hagerstown and formerly of Roselle, passed away peacefully after a short illness Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown.
Mrs. Lagerhausen was born Oct. 16, 1927, to Albert and Augusta Krueger in Bensenville. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Robert E. Lagerhausen. He died in 2007. While raising her family, Mrs. Lagerhausen helped operate two family businesses and donated her time to the Roselle Fire Department Auxiliary and the Roselle Lions Club.
She loved to cook, host parties and shop for shoes. She said, "If the shoe fits, buy it in every color." She enjoyed traveling and was proud of visiting all 50 states. Mrs. Lagerhausen was the loving mother of Kathryn (Scott) Palmer of Wayne, Pa., and Lee (Norma) Lagerhausen of Clear Spring, Md. She was devoted to her four grandchildren, Jennifer Palmer of King of Prussia, Pa., Grant Lagerhausen of Clear Spring, Md., James (Meghan) Palmer of Houston and Julianne Lagerhausen of Clear Spring, Md. Mrs. Lagerhausen was excited about the recent birth of her first great-grandchild, Nixon Douglas Palmer, in Houston.
She also is survived by her sister, Darlene (William) Haseman of Huntley and the following brothers- and sisters-in-law, Mary (Ron) Payne of Huntley, Henry (Marion) Lagerhausen of Harvard, William (Peggy) Lagerhausen of Woodstock, Marvin "Bud" (Marlene) Lagerhausen of Harvard and Nancy (Walter, deceased) Lagerhausen of Hebron; and 23 nieces and nephews. The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in the funeral home. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Leader Dogs for the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Road, Rochester, MI 48307, or to the in Ethel's name.
For information, call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 . Online condolences can be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Nov. 29, 2012
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