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Edel H. Bailey

Published October 27,2021

Obituary's Biography:

Edel H. Bailey, age 70, a resident of Crystal Lake, passed away on October 25, 2021 in McHenry, IL.  She was born on February 19, 1951 in Emmeke, Germany to Waldemar Hennig and Elli Hennig Amann (nee Hein).  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Robin Lynn Bailey; brother-in-law, S. Kimberley Bailey; parents and parents-in-laws.  She is survived by her husband, Ricky, of 52 years whom she married on October 25, 1969 in Vallejo CA; her son, Christopher “Chris” B. Bailey (Joni) of Merrill WI; her brother, Helmut W. Hennig (Andrea “Dee”) of White Pine MI; her grandchildren, Samantha Christine Scholer (Keith Hatfield), Jessica R. Bailey, and Derick V. Bailey; her great grandchild, Dakota James Hatfield, and her Familia von Deutschland, Greg (Margaret) Bailey of North Carolina; Helena Bailey of Virginia; her nieces and nephews, Andy (Lyz) Hennig of McHenry, Erick (Erica) Hennig/ Capparelli of Ingleside, Amanda (John) Gath of Wadsworth, Cecilia Bailey of North Carolina; Scott (Bim) Bailey of North Carolina, Jeremiah (Megan) Bailey of Chicago; Joshua Bailey of Chicago; Patrick Jones of Chicago.  A graveside service will be held at a later date at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL.  All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information, please call (847) 223-8122. 

17 replies on “Edel H. Bailey”

  1. So sad to hear of Edel’s passing. You and the entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. Have fond memories of you, Edel, my parents and the extended family and friends getting together; while we kids played. I hope you can hold good memories in your heart during this sad time.

  2. Our connection has been so long overdue. I am so shocked and saddened by Edels death. So many years of younger fun and crazy memories together. Your journey ahead will be confusing, sad, and painfully hard. For that I am so sorry. I am also sorry to have lost an old friend. My wish is that we could only go back and change time. my deepest heartfelt condolences to you all. With Love, Linda Dvorscak XXXXXOOOOOOO

  3. Rick, I am so sorry to hear of Edel’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  4. Rick, I am so sorry for your loss. This was a real shock. Edel was a treasure.
    Stay well.
    Marilyn W.

  5. Rick: Please know that you and the members of your family are in our prayers at this most difficult time.

  6. Dearest Rick, I extend my deepest condolences to you and your family. May your grief journey with be gentle. May you experience grace and comfort.
    Words fail.

  7. Dear Rick, I was sorry to hear of Edel’s death. My thoughts are with you and Robin. I hope you will have comfort from family and friends during this tough time. Sincerely, Bob Hanson

  8. Ricky…Deepest sympathies to you and extended family on the loss of your beloved wife, Edel. My heart is saddened by your loss.

  9. We both are saddened on hearing the loss of Edel. Our Condolences thoughts and prayers your family.

  10. Rick, I’m so sorry to hear of Edel’s passing. I enjoyed knowing her. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Rick, Barb and I were heartbroken to learn of your loss. Edel was a wonderful person and will be missed. You are in our prayers my friend.
    Tony & Barb Schuls

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