Henry C. deGroh II

Henry Charles deGroh II, 80, of Grayslake, passed away June 28, 2014 at his home in Grayslake. He was born November 23, 1933 in Chicago to Henry Sr. and Maire (nee: Springhorn) deGroh. Henry was a member of the American Legion Post 659, the Grayslake Exchange Club, the Highland Lake POA, the Village Theater Palatine, the Englewood Lions, the Grayslake Historical Society, and KIVA. Henry is survived by his wife of 31 years, Catherine (nee: Schikora) deGroh, whom he wed on August 22, 1982, his children Margaret deGroh of Ottowa, Canada, Teresa (Arne) (nee: deGroh) Jorgensen of Jackson, WY, Henry III (Kim) deGroh of Hinckley, OH, Alexander (Molly) deGroh of McHenry, IL, and Nicole deGroh of Grayslake, IL, his former wife Betty (nee: Wray) deGroh, his grandchildren Sarah, Peter, Henry IV, Daniel, Annika, Avery, Oliver, and Montgomery, and his siblings, Thomas deGroh, David (Cynthia) deGroh, Kenneth (Ursula) deGroh. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Marie (nee: deGroh) Haering, and his brother William deGroh. Friends of the family may visit on Tuesday July 29, 2014 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at the Round Lake Civic Center 2007 Civic Center Way Round Lake Beach, IL 60073. The interment will be held privately at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to KIVA, Children’s Gate Montessori in Crystal Lake, IL, Teton Science Journey School in Jackson, WY, or the American Legion (Boys and Girls State) #659 Grayslake, IL. For information, please call 847-223-8122 , visit www.strangfuneral.org, or www.facebook.com/events/596339290481350.

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