Lillian Rowe, age 87, of McHenry, died Sunday, June 17, at Tower Hill Healthcare Center, South Elgin.
She was born November 12, 1919 in Iron Mountain, Michigan to Ernest and Lilly (Barker) Soderberg.
Lillian was born and raised in Iron Mountain, MI. She came to Evanston in the early 1960s. She was a proprietor with her husband at the Delrowe’s Restaurant in Evanston, which was located at Green Bay Road and Central Avenue. She moved to McHenry in 2001.
She is survived by two daughters, Helen (Robert) Schwab of Rolling Meadows and Wanda (Edward) Mass of McHenry; three grandchildren, Douglas (Annette) Schwab of Palatine, Victoria Ayala of Rolling Meadows, and Pamela (Brian) Mueller of Maple Park; seven great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Adam, Kara, Tricia, Michael, Nick, and Bobby; three great-great grandchildren, Madison, Lexie, and Anthony; and two brothers, Harold (Colleen) Soderberg of Iron Mountain and Calvin (the late Gloria) Soderberg of Kingsford, MI.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Delma Rowe (March 22, 1985); one brother; and two sisters.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St., McHenry, Il. 60050.
The Memorial service will be at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20 at the funeral home. The Rev. Linda Carter of Vitas Hospice will officiate.
Inurnment in Iron Mountain, Michigan.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to the Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders, 4709 Golf Road Suite 1015, Skokie, IL 60076. Friends may send a condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com, or call 815-385-2400 for further information.