Lillian Mischke, 91, a longtime resident of Grayslake for over 55 years, passed away September 4, 2023 at Bickford Nursing Home in Gurnee, IL. She was born January 15, 1932 in Chicago, IL to Peter and Helen (nee: Pietewicz) Scharba.
Lillian worked at the Milwaukee Road in Chicago. She waitressed and worked at Marshall Fields and Wiebolts. She enjoyed cooking, canning and preserving, playing cards, traveling, beautiful sunsets, and caring for her family.
Lillian is survived by her children Roberta (Patrick) Murphy of Vernon Hills, IL, Eric Mischke of Hainesville, IL, Kirk Mischke of Grayslake, Il and Jay Mischke of Jenks, OK, her grandchildren Shannon (Aaron) Good of Grayslake, IL, Sean (Valerie) Murphy of Surprise, AZ, Douglas Mischke of Round Lake Beach, IL, Christian Mischke of Tulsa, OK, Jordan Mischke of Jenks, OK, and Cami Mischke of Tulsa, OK, her great-grandson Wyatt Murphy of Surprise, AZ, and her sister Marie (Roy) Peterson of DeBary, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John R. Mischke, and her son Peter John Mischke.
A visitation is scheduled for Sunday, September 10, 2023 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service will be held on Monday, September 11, 2023 at 10:00am at the funeral chapel. Interment will follow the services at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital. For more information, please call (847)223-8122 or visit www.StrangFuneral.org.