Wesley J. Ley
Wesley Jon Ley, 54, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Friday December 26, 2014. He was born June 7, 1960 in Great Lakes, IL to Celestine “Frenchy” and Virginia (nee: Herbst) Ley. Wesley was an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University, previous Board Member of the Prairie Crossing Charter School, and a proud owner of The Goddard School in Vernon Hills. He was a graduate of Warren Township High School in 1978, a graduate of Northern Illinois University, and received his MBA from the Lake Forest School of Management. Wesley was a loving husband to his wife of 26 years, Ellen (nee: May) Ley, whom he wed on April 30, 1988 in Waukegan, and a loving father to his children Virginia, Colin, Nathan, and Riley all of Grayslake. He was also survived by his stepmother Betty Ley and his siblings Carol Ann (Stephen) Mackay of Seattle, WA, David (Lori) Ley of Thomasville, GA and Jeff (Gretchen) Ley of Kenosha, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother James Ley. A visitation is scheduled for Monday December 29, 2014 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for Tuesday December 30, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Anastasia Catholic Church 624 Douglas Ave. Waukegan, IL. The interment will follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bernie’s Book Bank 28101 Ballard Dr. Lake Forest, IL 60045. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.