Trygve Ole Sneldal, age 95, of Ingleside, IL, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020, at the Pavilion of Waukegan. He was born September 19, 1925 to Andreas and Ingeborg Sneldal in Norway. On May 25, 1957, in Chicago, IL he was united in marriage to Esther.
He served in the Norwegian Army and in 1953 he moved from Norway to Illinois and later became a US citizen. While living in Chicago, he met Esther at her parent’s restaurant and was married happily for 61 years until her passing in 2018. Trygve/ Ole was very skilled in the carpentry trade he made boats and sailed one along Norway’s coast. He also built homes in Round Lake and Lake Forest, IL. In his spare time, he enjoyed Antiquing and restoring the antiques back to their pristine condition. His true love is spending time with family and friends making memories to cherish for a lifetime.
He is survived by his daughters: Christine (Kevin) Freund, Caroline (James) Petersen; grandchildren: Caren, Steven Freund, Jeremie (Amber Angellotti) Petersen; great grandchild: Hunter, Devin Petersen.
Trygve is preceded in death by his wife Esther: his parents Andreas and Ingeborg Sneldal; daughter Karen; and sister Ingrid Andersen.
Services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, IL. For information, please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300 or visit www.justenfh.com where friends and loved ones may share memories of Trygve on his page.