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Philip G. May

September 14, 1934 ~ November 23, 2017 (age 83)

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SERVICES

Visitation
Tuesday
November 28, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Grace Lutheran Church
1300 Kishwaukee Valley Road
Woodstock, IL 60098

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 28, 2017

10:30 AM
Grace Lutheran Church
1300 Kishwaukee Valley Road
Woodstock, IL 60098


Philip G. May 83, of Harvard died Thursday November 23, 2017 at his home in Harvard.

He was born in Chicago on September 14, 1934 to George and Alvina (Kirchner) May.  He married Jeannine Sebby on October 14, 1961 in Skokie.

Mr. May was a member at Grace Lutheran Church in Woodstock.  He dedicated his life to being a Beekeeper, and was known for his expertise in the field.  For 60 years he was a member of American Beekeeping Federation and was also a member of Northern Illinois Beekeepers Association.  He was an award winning member of the HaHa Givers Club and the Regents Sports and Athletic Club. He spent his winters in Florida and enjoyed playing softball and Bocce ball there. He was a Chicago White Sox Fan. He was loved and will be missed.

He is survived by his wife of 56 loving years, Jeannine May; two sons, Timothy (Peg) May and Thomas (Kirsten) May; four grandchildren, Colin May, Gina (Phill) Steele, Mary May, and Michael May; a sister, Judith (Gilbert) Novak; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The visitation and funeral service will be at Grace Lutheran Church 1300 Kishwaukee Valley Road on Tuesday November 28, 2017 starting at 9:00 am until the funeral service at 10:30 am.  Interment will be at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Harvard.

In lieu of flowers donations to Bethel New Life 4950 W. Thomas Street Chicago, Ill. 60651 would be appreciated.

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