Margot W. Fruehe nee Birks, age 75 of Lombard, died June 30 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 2 from 3 pm to 9 pm at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday with prayers at 9:30 am at Brust Funeral Home to Sacred Heart Catholic Church for a 10:00 am Mass. Interment is private.
Mrs. Fruehe is survived by her husband Donald, her daughters, Lisa Fruehe of Woodridge and Laura (Ken) Fanella of Huntley; her sons, John (Robin) Fruehe of Austin, TX and Matt Fruehe of Wheaton; her grandchildren: Bradley Fanella and Kristen Fanella both of Huntley; her sister Maureen (Bruce) Davis of Knox, Indiana; her brother-in-laws: Charles (Agnes), Thomas (Jane), William (Anne) Fruehe all of Lombard; many nieces and nephews; many friends and other relatives.
Mrs. Fruehe lived in Lombard for 51 years. She was a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School in Elmhurst. She went on to earn her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Education and her Master’s Degree in Library Science at Rosary College in River Forest. She taught Art and worked in the Franklin Park Library, Sacred Heart Library, Villa Park Library, Helen Plum Library, Morton Arboretum Library, and the Midwest College Library of Engineering.
She was a longtime member of the Lombard Historical Commission, Lombard Historical Society and recognized as an expert on homes in Lombard. She sang in the choir at Sacred Heart and was a member of CCW at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was also a campfire leader.
In lieu of flowers memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631, www.alz.org/illinois are appreciated.