Alfreda L. “Freda” Stecher, age 89, died Sunday, July 30, 2006 at Condell Medical Center, Libertyville.
She was born on December 24, 1916 in Chicago to Joseph and Katherine (Suchta) Wandas.
Born and raised in Chicago, Freda moved to the Round Lake in 1957. She was the former proprietor of Freda Stepinn Lounge located at 1853 N. Hoyne Avenue in Chicago. After moving to the Round Lake Area she was an independent agent for Watkins Products. She was also employed with Crib Diaper Service.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and was an excellent cook. Her fondness for animals, both dogs and cats, was one of her greatest loves.
Survivors include three children, Carole Braun, Gerald Stecher, both of Round Lake Beach, John (Rita) Stecher of Antioch; six grandchildren, Daniel (Kelly) Braun Jr., Keith (Amy) Braun, Kimberly (John) Wilson, Robert Stecher, Jeffrey Stecher, Joseph Stecher; seven great grandmother of Conner, Devin, Shaylyn, Ashley, Alyssa, Dakota, and MacKenzie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, 2006 at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Ct. (At Cedar Lake Road), Round Lake.
The funeral blessing will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 4, at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
Memorials to Save A Pet, 31664 N. Fairfield Rd., Grayslake, IL . would be appreciated by the family. INFO: 847-546-3300. On-line condolences can be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com