Marie T. Caviness
Marie Therese Caviness, 76, a resident of Round Lake, passed away May 28, 2019 at her home. She was born September 19, 1942 in Chicago, IL to Michael William and Lucille Martha (nee: Strzycki) Tunick. Marie was a lover of nature and enjoyed taking photos of the beauty surrounding her . She loved to travel and was an avid reader even cofounding the Lakeside Readers Book Club. Most of all, Marie loved spending her time with family and friends. Marie is survived by her husband of 31 years, Lewis, and her sister Linda Tunick of Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents. A memorial visitation and service is scheduled for Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10:00am until 12:00pm with the memorial service commencing at 12:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.
Marie shared her many talents during during her career and in her retirement years. Her career was as a Personnel Specialist in various U.S. government agencies ending with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. After retirement from the government, she proudly served as a Library Trustee with the Grayslake Area Public Library for several years. She volunteered at the Volo Bog State Natural Area and was an active member of the Volo Bog Shutterbugs camera club. Her love of history and reading led her to write “The Inside Story: Grayslake Area Public Library” and “Sailing through time: a history of Highland Lake, Lake County Illinois.” She also contributed to the Grayslake history book, “Grayslake: a historical portrait.” Marie shared her love of travel and photography by presenting travelogs at local retirement communities. She will be greatly missed by those who were fortunate to know her.
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