Joanne Kiiskila

Obituary of Joanne Kiiskila

Joanne C. Kiiskila Joanne C. Kiiskila, 75, of Waukegan, Ill., died on Monday, February 19, 2007, at home. Joanne was born October 8, 1931, in Waukegan, and was a 1948 graduate of Waukegan Township High School. She was a member of Trinity United Lutheran Church in Waukegan, and was formerly employed by the City of Waukegan Planning Department and then as a legal secretary. Joanne eventually retired from Abbott Laboratories after 17 years of employment. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and she enjoyed spending time with her family. Joanne also loved gardening. Survivors include children, Mark (Jacqueline) Kiiskila of Grayslake, IL, and Deborah Shaffer of Zion, IL; grandchildren, Aaron and Nathan Shaffer; and great-grandchildren, Stephenie and Mia Shaffer. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Kiiskila in 1971; brother, Gerald Stenman; and long time friend, Eino Mikkila. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, February 24, 2007at 10:00 a.m. at the Trinity United Lutheran Church , 658 Grand Ave., Waukegan. Interment will follow at Northshore Garden of Memories, North Chicago, IL. Visitation will be Friday, February 23, from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. at Congdon Funeral Home, 3012 Sheridan Rd, Zion. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Trinity United Lutheran Church.
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Service Information

10:00 am
Saturday, February 24, 2007
Trinity United Lutheran Church
658 Grand Ave
Waukegan, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Northshore Garden of Memories
1801 Green
Bay Road North Chicago, Illinois, United States
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