Julia B. Schlicht

Julia Bernadine Schlicht (nee: Griffiths), 89, of Gages Lake, IL passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at Condell Hospital of congenital heart failure surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Hibbing, MN to Roy and Margaret Griffiths.  She was united in marriage to Joseph Schlicht in 1948, who preceded her in death in 2013.  She was an RNET employed at St. Therese Hospital from 1960-1987.  Julia worked at Ann Kiley until 1999.  She was a faithful member of St. Gilbert’s Church in Grayslake from 1954.  Julia was a very loving wonderful and compassionate mother of 13, grandmother of 30, great-grandmother of 23, and great-great-grandmother of 1.  She is survived by her siblings Patricia Prevetz, Esther (Jim) McKenzie, Bryan Griffiths and Deacon James (Dorothy) Griffiths.  She is also survived by her 10 loving children Dave (Nancy), Susan, Lorraine Butterfield, Edward, Joseph (Janine), Julie, Margaret, Jayne, Cathy (Mike) Morrison, Therese (Greg) Skarbalus, and her son-in-law Bill Roberts.  In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her siblings Roy, John, and Ed Griffiths, Mary Margaret Duvier, and Eleanore Leaman, her sons Charles and Paul “Duffy” Schlicht, her daughter Mary Roberts, her son-in-law Charles Butterfield III and great-grandson Ryder Butterfield.  She will be sorely missed by all and was loved by many.  A visitation is scheduled for Friday, February 24, 2017 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  A visitation will continue on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 9:00 until 10:00am with the mass commencing at 10:00am all at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held privately.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

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