John T. Dax, 85, of Elgin, formerly of Lombard, IL passed away on October 15, 2021. He was born on February 11, 1936 in Chicago, IL the son of John B. and Helen (Bonfield) Dax. John was a Veteran, and served in the US Army in Nuernberg, Germany, where he met Anneliese, they were married in Germany, in December of 1957. After an honorable discharge from the Army, he found employment as the CFO of Gerhardt F. Meyne Company for many years prior to retirement.Survivors include his daughters: Evi K. Dax and Joanne (John) Prete; his grandchildren: John and Jeff Eichem; and a sister: Clare (Randy) Harnish, along with many nieces, nephews, family and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Annaliese in 2017; and two sisters: Rosemary Buktenica and Susanne Beatty.Services will be private. Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services of Elgin, is in care of arrangements. 847-742-2100 or www.lairdfamilyfunerlaservices.com
Published by Chicago Tribune from Oct. 22 to Oct. 24, 2021.