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Char Briggs

Published October 30,2023

Obituary's Biography:

Char Briggs, age 71, a resident of Ivanhoe, IL, passed away on October 28, 2023, at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL. She was born on February 22, 1952, in Milwaukee, WI, to Robert and Evangeline (nee Garbe) Hansen. Char loved to travel, and she especially loved the beach and water. She was a member of the Ivanhoe Club, and she enjoyed spending time with friends and family, entertaining, and playing Mahjongg, tennis and cards. 

Char is survived by her husband, Al Briggs of 50 years, who she married on June 9, 1973, in Fond Du Lac, WI; her daughters, Heather Briggs of Chicago and Asheley (James) Baker of Whitefish Bay, WI; her grandchildren, Addisen and Brinley Baker; and her brother, Christopher (Jane) Hansen of Camas, WA. She was preceded in death by both of her parents.

All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information, please call (847)223-8122 or visit www.StrangFuneral.org.