Margarete C. Molidor
Margarete C. Molidor passed peacefully away at home on November 27, 2020. Born in Chicago in 1936 to first generation Dutch immigrants, Jacob and Elsie Stob, she moved to Lake County (Ingleside) in 1944. Maggie graduated from Grant High School in 1953, and in 1954, married Gerald C. Molidor, Sr. They were married 56 years, and raised five ‘spirited’ children—Marcie M. (Mark) Wilhelmi of Augusta, Georgia, Gerald C. (Kathy) Molidor, Jr. of McHenry, IL, Christa C. Molidor of Salt Lake City, Utah, Susan M. (John) McClelland of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Cara M. (Brett) Lovrien of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
In 1969, Jerry and Maggie moved in to the homestead on Fish Lake Road which has been the site of many happy weddings and large family gatherings for nearly 52 years. After her first career as a busy mother of five, she became the Treasurer of the Village of Round Lake in 1990, a post she held until 2007. She had many wonderful life-long friends, many who traveled together to golf and gamble. There were many exciting trips to Hawaii and Europe with family and friends as well.
In addition to her children, Maggie is survived by her brother, Dr. John A. (Lois) Stob of Peoria, Arizona, brother-in law, Joel (Patti) Molidor, sisters-in-law Janet (Ted) Stefaniak, Jeanne Kristan of Round Lake, IL, and Mary Jo (Tom) Lucas of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Maggie was blessed to have 11 grandchildren: Gerald C. (Ashley) Molidor, III, Naperville, IL; Sara M. (Ted) Markos, Lombard, IL; L.J. (Christy) Wilhelmi, Atlanta, Georgia; John R. (Sarah Beth) Molidor, Marietta, Georgia; Joshua J. (Julia) Jensen, Salt Lake City, Utah; Mark M. Wilhelmi, Atlanta, Georgia; Andrew M. McClelland, Augusta, Georgia; Colleen M. McClelland, Alpharetta, Georgia; Sydney M. Lovrien, Brooke A. Lovrien and Olivia J. Lovrien, all of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
She was a much-loved GG to 12 great-grandchildren: Ava Margarete, Reagan Louise, and Gerald Charles Molidor IV; Catarina Grace and Panagiotis Theodoros Markos; Charlotte Grace and Ellison Ruth Molidor; Harper Maddox and Reese Collins Wilhelmi; Liam Adam, Carter Axel and Charlotte Aubrey Jensen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry in 2010, her brother, Jack (Barb) Stob in 2008, her parents, in-laws, brothers-in-law Bob (Jeanne) Kristan in 2018, and Jack (Yvonne) Molidor in 2020, as well as many beloved aunts, uncles and cousins.
A COVID observant wake will be held Sunday, November 29th from 4 to 6 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvedere, Grayslake, IL. A funeral Mass will be held Monday, November 30th at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 114 Lincoln Avenue, Round Lake, with the Rev. Timothy O’Malley presiding. Internment will follow at Grant Township Cemetery, Molidor Road, Ingleside, Illinois. For information, please call 847-223-8122.
We love you Aunt Maggie and Many wonderful memories of fun times with you
Everyone should have a sister, and Maggie was my awesome sister. I’ll miss our Facetimes.
I love you, Sis!!!
I remember her fondly, having a great laugh and a loving mom and wife. My sincere condolences to the entire family.
With my deepest sympathy, along with prayers, I hope you all find comfort and strength from your friends and loved ones, to cope with the loss of Maggie.
I have many great memories of Maggie at golf and gatherings over many years. She will be missed.
To the Family of Maggie Molidor, My mom, Marie Fredricksen from Long Lake, helped Maggie around her and Jerry’s house for many, many years. My mom was 23 years Maggie’s senior, but they had SO MUCH fun together ..doing housework… . We heard …Maggie this… and…Maggie that… ALL the time. I am guessing their mutual sense of humor added many extra hours of getting things done, but their relationship was very special. Maggie was one of the first to my mom’s wake in 2003. I had not seen this posting of Maggie’s passing previously, and thus apologize for not honoring her memory earlier. I’m sure Maggie and my mom are having a wonderful time together now. You all have my deepest and sincere sympathy for the passing of Maggie.
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