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Betty Buik


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Betty Buik Obituary
Betty J. Buik, 86, formerly of Oak Brook and Elmhurst, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Beloved wife of Donald W. Buik for 65 years; loving mother of Nancy (Jeff), Richard (Patricia), Christine (Jim) and James (Teresa); proud grandmother of Mark, Anna, Mollie, Steven, Will, Julia, Katie and Daniel. Born in Chicago on May 8, 1927 and preceded in death by parents, Agnes and William Jakoubek, and sister, Mildred Gotsch. Prior to a lengthy illness, she was active in community organizations including PEO, AAUW, Camp Fire, and teaching ESL. In 1993, she received the Founders Medal from her alma mater, Elmhurst College. Special joys included music, travel, her garden, and faithful dog, Max. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Dec. 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel United Church of Christ; 315 E. St. Charles Road, Elmhurst, IL; visitation will precede the service at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Buik Endowed Scholarship Fund, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst, IL 60126. Arrangements by Ahlgrim Funeral Home. Funeral info 630-834-3515 or www.ahlgrim.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Nov. 24, 2013
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