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Irmgard de'Caneva

1936 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Irmgard de'Caneva Obituary
Irmgard de'Caneva

Born: July 18, 1936; in Germany

Died: Aug. 2, 2014; in Elgin, IL

Irmgard "Irma" de'Caneva, age 78, of Elgin former many year Chicagoland resident. Passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday evening, August 2, 2014.

Irma was born in Germany on July 18, 1936, and was the daughter of the late Leonard & Frieda (nee Wagner) Waibel. She was a resident of the Elgin area for the past 20 years and had been a former many year employee of Bankers Life Insurance Co.

Survivors include her children: Helen (Kevin) Tarchenski and Richard (Kathleen) de'Caneva. Other Survivors include her beloved significant other and longtime loving companion: John Josefowicz, her grandchildren: Kevin (Danielle), Michael (Esmeralda Reyes), Ben (Aftyn Cooke) and Emilee Tarchenski along with Ryan and Justin de'Caneva. Her great grandson: Kayne. Her sisters: Elizabeth (Erich) Stelzl and Marianne (Wolfgang) Raffel as well as many other relatives in Germany.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her seven siblings.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 7:30 P.M. in the Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 P.M. until the time of the service.

Please omit flowers, memorials may be made to the Kids Fight Cancer Organization 3501 W. Algonquin Road, Suite 340, Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008.

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Published in the Northwest Herald on Aug. 5, 2014
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