Lillian M. Kreft

April 14, 1920 ~ July 1, 2023 (age 103) 103 Years Old


Lillian M. Kreft, 103, of Woodstock passed away on Saturday July 1, 2023 at Valley Hi Nursing Home in Woodstock.

She was born in Wheeling on April 14, 1920 to August and Lena (Wischmann) Grandt. She married Herbert Kreft.

She was a member of Lord and Savior Church in Crystal Lake. She loved working on crossword puzzles and enjoyed gardening.

She is survived by her grandsons, Bruce, and Brian Dowey; and a great grandson, Gunner.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Barbara.

Visitation will be Monday July 10, 2023 at the Schneider Leucht Merwin Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Interment will be in the  Ridgewood Cemetery in Des Plaines.

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July 10, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Schneider Leucht Merwin Cooney
1211 North Seminary Avenue / P.O. Box 22
Woodstock, IL 60098


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