Elinor D. Fredigke, age 91, of Johnsburg, formerly of Fox Lake, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at the home of her daughter Karen Hohberger, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born December 2, 1921 in Dubuque, Iowa to John and Olga Doyle. For the past three years, Elinor lived in Johnsburg with her daughter. Previously, she was a resident of Fox Lake for 10 years. Elinor spent most of her life living and working in Chicago, where she was a 25-year employee of Continental Bank on Canal Street.
The most important aspect of her life was family. She loved to go out dining, and especially enjoyed culinary creations of some of the best-known chefs. Elinor attributed her longevity to enjoying a glass of wine every night. Other pastimes included reading and companionship with her friends, Shadow and Kiwi.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen (Roger) Hohberger; two granddaughters, Katherine and Lauren Hohberger; and a grandson, Shane Hohberger.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl; a sister, Mildred Doyle; and two brothers, Robert and John Doyle.
Visitation and services were private for the immediate family. Inurnment will be at Rosehill Cemetery in Chicago.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Justen Funeral Home of McHenry. For further information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com to leave an on-line condolence message for her family.