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Eugene Albert "Teener" Philipp

September 20, 1926 ~ July 10, 2018 (age 91)

Eugene Albert “Teener” Philipp, 91, of Woodstock, passed away on July 10, 2018 at the Hospice Care Center in Woodstock.

He was born on September 20, 1926 to Albin and Addie Philipp.  On August 9, 1963, he married Hazel Mae Lappin at Grace Lutheran Church, Woodstock.

Mr. Philipp was a veteran, serving in the Army during WWII.  He had worked for the McHenry County Title Company for 44 years before retiring in 1988.  He was elected as the City Clerk of Woodstock in 1969.

Teener was an avid sports fan and lifetime Cubs and Blackhawks fan.  He was absolutely thrilled when the Cubbies won the World Series.  He loved to read books, do crosswords, and acrostics puzzles, bingo, and video poker, slots, and horse racing.  He was a Charter member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Woodstock.

He is survived by two daughters, Kristine (Martin) Victory and Kathleen Philipp; a granddaughter, Savanna Victory (fiancé Robert Vicary); three great-grandchildren, Leland, Julius, and William; a special daughter, Kimberly “Kimski” Hoesel (fiancé Brent Bartell) of Phoenix, AZ; and several other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his wife, Hazel on May 1, 1979; his parents; a brother, Donald; his in-laws, Leverett and Lillian Lappin; and several other relatives and friends.

Very special thanks to all the caregivers, nurses, staff, and volunteers who made our father’s life at Valley Hi so wonderful. He loved all of you! Also, special thanks to the hospice team at JourneyCare who made our father’s last days very comfortable.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Schneider Leucht Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home 1211 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock.  The visitation will continue on Monday, July 16, 2018 at Redeemer Lutheran Church 1320 Dean Street, Woodstock from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am funeral service.  Interment will follow in the McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery in Woodstock.

Memorials in his name may be made to Mount St. Joseph, Lake Zurich, IL or Redeemer Lutheran Church, Woodstock, IL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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