Howard F. Koller, age 82, of Round Lake Beach, died Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
He was born March 2, 1927 in St. Paul, Minnesota to William and Gertrude (Jossner) Koller. On April 10, 1948, he married Eva Russell at Our Lady of Mercy in Chicago.
Formerly of Burlington, Wisconsin and Chicago, Howard had lived in the Round Lake area for the past 10 years. He was Vice President of Thillens Inc. of Chicago for over 40 years.
He was affiliated with St. Bede’s Church thru his family and enjoyed playing pinochle with the Senior Citizens group.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Eva; five children, Catherine (Richard) Davick of Round Lake, Douglas Koller of Wausau, WI., Denise (Tim) Lorenz of McHenry, Karen (Robert) Morris of Mundelein, Howard Koller Jr. of Burlington, WI; eleven grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends and family may gather for a celebration of life from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. with a memorial service at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 W. North Rosedale Court (at Cedar Lake Road) Round Lake, Il 60073.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, memorials to American Heart Association, Memorial & Tributes Lockbox, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674 or the
American Cancer Society, 100 Tri-state International, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send an online condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com. For information, call the funeral home at 847-546-3300.