Linda Dorothy Wirth, age 60, of McHenry and formerly of Addison and Leyden Township, passed away suddenly at her home on Thursday, November 14, 2013.
She was born February 15, 1953 in Chicago to Frank and Diana (Brotherton) Castre. On February 3, 1973, she married Nicholas J. Wirth at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Franklin Park.
A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, family was always her focus in life. She will be her grandson to be, Joey’s angel. Linda will be especially remembered for her big heart. She would always put others first and had a dream of having her whole family live together under one roof.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Nicholas; three children, Nicky (Nikki) Wirth of McHenry, Frankie (Jessica Mann) Wirth of Cary, Lara (Joe) Gutierrez of Glendale Heights; her grandchildren, Kayla, Ella, Shaeley, Melaney and expecting Joey in March of 2014; her mother, Diana Castre of Melrose Park; a brother, Robert (Charles Jackson) Castre of Westchester; and several nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Castre; and a brother, James Castre.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2013 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
Visitation will continue on Tuesday, November 19, from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Northlake, IL.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to the Linda D. Wirth Grandchildren Education Fund, C/O Justen Funeral Home P.O. Box 343, McHenry, IL 60051.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave the family an on-line condolence message.
Linda Dorothy Wirth nee Castre, age 60, of McHenry formerly of Addison and Leyden Township. Former faculty member of Triton College, River Grove and Jewel Food Store, McHenry, passed suddenly on November 14, 2013. Beloved wife of Nicholas J. Wirth; Loving mother of Nicky (Nikki) Wirth, Frankie (Jessica Mann) Wirth, Lara (Joe) Gutierrez; Cherished grandmother of Kayla, Ella, Shaeley, Melaney, and Joey expected in March 2014; dear daughter of Diana Castre; fond sister of Robert (Charles Jackson) Castre. Preceded in death by her father, Frank Castre and brother, James Castre. Resting at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory , 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. Visitation 4 pm to 8 pm, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the funeral home. Interment Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Northlake. Memorials to the Linda Wirth Grandchildren Education Fund, c/o Justen Funeral Home, P.O. Box 343, McHenry, IL 60050. INFO: 815-385-2400 or www.justenfh.com.