Darlene A. Lundstrom, age 71, of McHenry, died Friday, October 2, 2009, at Hospice of Northeastern Illinois in Woodstock.
She was born November 9, 1937 in Chicago to Francis and Genevieve (Mikrut) Filar. On February 3, 1968, she married William Alan Lundstrom in Chicago.
Formerly of Chicago, Darlene moved to McHenry in 1990. While living in Chicago, she was employed for many years as a registered nurse in the trauma units at Cook County Hospital, Swedish American Hospital, and Columbus Hospital. She also enjoyed being a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, and grandmother to her family.
She was a member of The Church of Holy Apostles, and also a member of the Nurses Group at the church.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years, William; three children, Lisa Marie (James) Castellano of Algonquin, Alan William Lundstrom of McHenry, and Jennifer Jean Lundstrom of Wonder Lake; six grandchildren, William Castellano, Patrick Castellano, Sean Castellano, Nathan Castellano, Dana Lundstrom, Jacob Lundstrom; and a brother-in-law, John (Ann Marie) Lundstrom of Arlington Heights, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass, Tuesday, October 6, 2009, at The Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 W. Bull Valley Road, McHenry.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon at the church, with the Rev. Joseph Glab, C.R. officiating.
Interment will be private.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, her family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, c/o Janet Smith, Memorials Chairperson, 200 S. Green Street, McHenry, IL 60050.
Arrangements were entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Rd., McHenry, IL 60050.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400.