Gilbert J. Glader
Gilbert J. Glader, age 90 of McHenry, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in McHenry. He was born January 16, 1927 in Highland Park. Gil was a union electrician IBEW in local 150 for 38 years. He loved to garden and fish. He was a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan. He loved his family above all. He is survived by his daughters, Patricia (David) Munter of Hastings, MN and Judy (Dale) Johnson of Johnsburg; and his grandchildren, Eric Johnson of Peoria, Kyle Johnson of Johnsburg, Aaron Munter and Lukas Munter, both of Hastings, MN. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irma Lois (nee Brandau) Glader; father, Winfred Glader; mother, Marie (Heins) Glader; siblings, Clifford Glader, Eleanor Gorman and Winifred Kiehl; brothers-in-law, Marvin Brandau, Chester Brandau; and a sister-in-law Dorothy Brandau. A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 followed by a funeral service at 6:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation (www.alzfdn.org). For more information, please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.
My sympathies to Gilbert’s family! I really enjoyed chatting with him at Fox Point Manor – ESPECIALLY about the Cubs! He was always pleasant when I greeted him & chatted and I was so surprised when he took the sudden turn for the worse. I know he is happy in heaven with his wife & other family who preceded him! RIP Gilbert! So glad you got that World Series win for your Cubbies!!! And thanks to God – all the lost memories are back!!
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