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Andrea M. Witt

Published April 15,2020

Obituary's Biography:

Andrea Witt, a Grayslake resident for 23 years, passed away peacefully in her home on April 13, 2020 at the age of 83 after a brave battle with stage 4 lung cancer. 

She was born in Chicago to the late Andrew Starck and Grace Charlotte Olsen on May 2, 1936.  Andrea worked as an executive administrative assistant for many years.  She always helped others before herself and had a passion for reading and crafting, the results of which her family still enjoys.

Andrea was the beloved wife of the late Richard H. Witt, Jr. for 55 years; the loving mother of Richard (Margaret) Witt III, Michael (Anita) Witt, Sr., Teresa Bastable-Podsiki, and Lynelle (Timothy) Orris; the cherished grandmother of 10 and great-grandmother of 11; and the dear sister of Fred (Sharen) Starck, Linda (Joe) Palminteri; and Tom (Claudia) Starck,  brother-in-law, Ronald (Janet) Witt, Sr. Her stepmother, Katherine Starck, preceded her in death. 

A private burial will take place this week with a celebration of life to be scheduled at a later date.  Memorials in Andrea’s name can be made to the Fremont Public Library. All arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

8 replies on “Andrea M. Witt”

  1. Our deepest sympathy to the entire Witt & Starck families, I was so glad that we got together last Fall and when we would go for lunch….will truly miss her. Marlene Morelli & family

    1. Thank you Marlene – on behalf of the family we appreciate your message and hope you are doing ok. ❤️

  2. Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy to your family during this difficult time. Your mom, my mom and my uncle were very close cousins growing up together. I’m so glad your mom attended church and joined us back in October for our Fall turkey dinner family gathering before her health failed. Good memories.

  3. The Bachmans send our deepest sympathies on your mother’s passing. Knowing you and the devoted daughter you are, she must have been an amazing woman. I pray your fond loving memories of your mom comfort you in your grief. I’m so glad you were able to be her caregiver in her final days. What an honor for you both. God bless you and your family.

  4. Our deepest sympathies to your family on the loss of Andrea even more so during these difficult times of social distancing. Love to all from the Wm. Schattner family

  5. Please accept our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Love, Flo, Vera, Mary, Roxy and Geo

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