Herb Nadelhoffer
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Last Tags April 27, 2020. The idea of Herb remains. Herb died comfortably in the great room of the timber frame home he and his wife, Mary Lou Wehrli, and friends built in 1982 Naperville, Illinois. Farmer, Teacher, Builder, Friend. Complications from two falls empowered cerebrovascular disease as cause of death. Ashes to blackdirt will be private. Celebrations of his life will be scattered and convenient as the health of our planet permits. Thank you, Herbert Dearest. You are loved to infinity and beyond. We are grateful to have known you. Love & Light. Memorials may be directed to Carleton College, Attn: Gift Accounting, 1 North College Street, Northfield MN 55057 or thru www.give.carleton.edu


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Published in Naperville Sun on Apr. 29, 2020.
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Catherine Morley
May 1, 2020
Will miss seeing him at Hazelhurst. He and Mary Lou are in my prayers.
Laurie Kagann
Friend
May 1, 2020
The 'idea of Herb'..... love it. Wow, what a kind, gentle ,talented, wise and humorous man he was. Everytime I think of Herb I smile. Best 5th grade teacher ever! I am sure Carlton has plans for his little brother. You are right Mary Lou, Herb will be loved to infinity and beyond. Your friend always, Richard Matter
Richard Matter
Friend
April 30, 2020
You were a port, in an unseeable storm, my dear friend. A great teacher of lifes lessons and its Beautiful adventure. Fueling many to climb, from despair into light, only you could understand in your infinite wisdom. How can I ever thank you...To Sir With Love seems to sum it all up. I shall forever remember your great smile and exuberance, a reverence for Life and Experience, above all, and acceptance of others foibles. Always seeing beyond, to the true essence of life and Love. You were a force to be reckoned with and an inspiration to all who crossed Your path. May you whisper words of wisdom in the winds of change, as your legacy of light and Love lives on, through your Beautiful partner, MaryLou and extended family. My heartfelt Blessing to you all Barbara Rodesiler
Barbara
Student
April 29, 2020
Herb Nadelhoffer was a blessing to all who knew him. He was a blessing to Woodridge in many ways. I first met Herb when he was on the Board of Education of the Woodridge School District 68 when in 1970 I was hired as a Principal at Goodrich School where his daughters Heather and Miley went to school. I soon heard stories from students, faculty and parents about this warm and friendly gentleman who would bring cows to school to benefit and educate the students.

I also had the blessing to interact with Herb when I was a Trustee in Woodridge and then as Mayor. Herb Nadelhoffer is in many ways the person who made our community what it is today. While relinquishing the family farm was difficult for him, he focused on making the "Woodridge Center" the quality development that it was, and linked the community together. He subsequently developed quality homes in both North and South Woodridge.

Herb was a blessing to all. A blessing to the School District, a blessing for the development of Woodridge, a blessing for the environment. He loved all who knew him and had a love of nature, the environment, education.

God truly blessed all of us with Herb Nadelhoffer

Bill Murphy
Woodridge Mayor 1981-2013
WILLIAM MURPHY
April 29, 2020
Love you Herbert Dearest! xoxo
Nummy
Family
April 29, 2020
My dear Herb..

You changed what learning could be for all of us..you took that chance for us!...thank you...thank you for your friendship and partnership and the grace you exhibited in defeat..thank you that you won over this life by never giving up..by continuing to love and live the way you chose to live..you did it Herb..you gave it all on the field of life and you won!!! You will be greatly missed and loved always!!!
Brad Ross
brad ross
April 29, 2020
Such a derp loss for this world and your family. He was truly one of the great ones. I will always remember Herbs infectious smile. Praying Gods spirit enfolds you with His comfort and mercy. Love to you Mary Lou and the whole family.
Barb Dwyer
Friend
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