Hildegard M. McClelland
Hildegard “Marguerite” McClelland, 71, a resident of Winthrop Harbor, passed away Friday May 29, 2015 at her home. She was born August 8, 1943 in Hagenau, France to Emile and Erna Bauman and raised by her mother and step-father Georges Kuhn. Marguerite was a member of the North Shore Unitarian Church in Deerfield. She taught at Armitage Academy in Kenosha for 23 years. She was a member of several writers groups including the Illinois Poetry Society. Marguerite is survived by her husband of 51 years, Winfred “Mac”, her children James (Mina) McClelland and Danielle (Jonathan) Katz, her grandchildren Keagan and Aiden McClelland and Aaron and Noah Katz, and her siblings Jean-Pierre (Melitta) Kuhn and Marliese (Daniel Brown) Kuhn. She was preceded in death by her parents, her step-father, and her sister Frieda Haehnel. A visitation is scheduled for June 4, 2015 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Memorial donations may be made to the North Shore Unitarian Church in Marguerite’s name. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.