Emma Jean Gabriel, age 93, of Round Lake Heights, passed away on May 2, 2019. She was born in Thomas, OK to Smithie and Alice (Johnson) Jones on July 17, 1925. On March 27, 1944, she was united in marriage to Chester Gabriel in Chicago.
Emma was a Round Lake Heights resident for over 48 years and member of the Round Lake Lioness Club. She worked as a waitress near Six Corners in Chicago for 35+ years and was a member of Chicago’s American Legion Auxiliary Unit 159.
Survivors include her daughters, Saundra “Sandy” (Bill Konkol) Jedynak and Sharon (Craig) Silet; six grandchildren, Cynthia (Dan) Felonk, Mark (Annie) Silet, Brian (Dawn) Sepanik, Jennifer (Frank) Murray, Kathy (Steve) Kaempf, and Karen Griffin; 15 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester, in 2009; her parents; and four brothers.
Visitation begins on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 10 a.m. until the 12 p.m. funeral service at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Ct., Round Lake, IL 60050.
Memorials are appreciated to a veterans organization of your choice.
For more information, please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300 or visit www.justenfh.com.