Phillip Golliher(1931 - 2014)

Phillip O. Golliher Born: May 30, 1931; In Harrisburg, IL Died: March 22, 2014; In Hinsdale, IL Phillip O. Golliher, age 82, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Born May 30, 1931 in Harrisburg, IL to Otto and Stella (nee Thomas) Golliher. Phil was an avid hunter, fisherman, and collector. He had a great love of learning which he shared with many during his 30 plus years spent as a teacher and guidance counselor at Joliet Township High School. Phil also enjoyed his membership in many clubs such as The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #300, Cantigny Post VFW #367, and Harwood Post #5 to name a few. He proudly served his country during the Korean War as a Sergeant in the Army. Survived by his loving children, Eric, Phyllis (Kraig) Ingraham, Michelle (Robert) Jankowski, and Brian (Tanya) Hibler. He was a devoted grandfather to Kari and Zachary Ingraham, Devinn, Jake, and Max Jankowski, and Kaylee and Kendall Hibler; uncle to numerous nieces and nephews and friend to many. Preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Stella; his infant son, Gary (1959); his wife, Betty Golliher (1983); his wife Jayne Golliher (2008); as well as his siblings, Lowell and Dale Golliher. Family and friends will gather at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. for full military honors under the auspices of the United States Army. Donations to the in Phil 's name would be appreciated. Arrangements by Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 815-741-5500 or

Published in The Herald-News from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2014