Donald B. Hegg, age 87, of McHenry, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, at his home.
He was born May 28, 1922 in St. Paul, MN to Charles and Mary (Redmond) Hegg. On July 22, 1961, he married Dorothy Eileen Georgepoulos at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago.
Formerly of Chicago, he lived in McHenry for the past 20 years. Prior to retirement, he worked for a chemical company.
He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in McHenry, and a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Dorothy “Eileen”; a son, James Hegg of Chicago; a brother, James (the late Patricia) Hegg of Oak Park; a sister-in-law, Irene (William) Sauerman of Palatine; and a brother-in-law, James (Jay) George of Bluffton, South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a sister; and a brother-in-law, Homer Georgepoulos.
Friends may visit with the family Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 3500 W. Washington St., McHenry, IL 60050. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., with Rev. Joseph Naill officiating.
Inurnment will be in St. Patrick Churchyard Cemetery.
Memorials would be appreciated to Centegra’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation program.
Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com. Arrangements were entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory. For information, call 815-385-2400.