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Juanita A. Lehman

Published September 10,2021

Obituary's Biography:

Juanita A. Lehman, 89, a resident of Lake Zurich and former resident of Grayslake, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021.  She was born October 22, 1931 to Chester and Ruth (nee Klinger) Thatcher in Van Wert, Ohio.  Juanita was a teacher, beginning her career at an elementary school in Ohio.  She raised her family during a pause in her career, and later returned to teaching high school students at an alternative school in Illinois.  Juanita enjoyed reading and homemaking, was interested in health and nutrition, and most of all was a devoted wife and mother.

Juanita is survived by her children; Dale (Kathy) of Baltimore, MD, Gary (Marcy) of Denver, CO, Sheryl (Alfonso) Acevedo of Volo, and Linda of Palatine; her grandchildren, Andrea (Bill), Geoffrey, Melissa (Matthew), Jocelyn, Elizabeth (Joe), Samuel, and David; and her great-grandchildren, Bridget, Samara, Gabriel, Rose, Eve, and Orion.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmit Lehman; her brother, Gerald Thatcher; and her parents. 

A visitation and funeral service are scheduled for Tuesday, September 14, 2021 from 10:00am until 11:00am with the funeral service commencing at 11:00am at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will follow at Warren Cemetery in Gurnee. Memorial donations may be made to the Mundelein Church of the Nazarene 1515 W. Maple Ave. Mundelein, IL 60060.  For more information please contact (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org

Link to view the funeral service:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89834280347?pwd=OUFzM3hqQklUenJHa3F1ZmVLS2hrdz09

Meeting ID: 898 3428 0347
Passcode: 293657

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3 Comments

  1. Dale, Gary, Sheryl and Linda:
    Aunt Phidela and family, Jackie, Tim, Brenda and Barb are sending our prayers. “Remember her Name, Laugh , Smile and Reminisce❤️“

  2. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.
    Much love,
    The Rodriguez Family
    Manny, Annie, Faith, Juliana & David

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