Carmen H. Kaesmeyer nee Bode, age 86, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Lombard, Chicago, and Courtland, Minnesota

Written by Brust Funeral Home on March 29th, 2020

Carmen H. Kaesmeyer nee Bode, age 86, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Lombard, Chicago, and Courtland, Minnesota, died March 27, 2020.

Memorial Services are planned for a later date at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Courtland, MN.  Burial following at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Courtland, Minnesota.  Memorial Visitation pending at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard, after the current crisis.

Mrs. Kaesmeyer was the loving mother of Constance of Lombard, Katherine (David) Moxon of Lodi, WI, Angela (Philip) Hyssong of Lombard and Rebecca (Dr. Louis, M.D.), Kazal of Hanover, New Hampshire; Fond grandmother of 7;  Great-grandmother of 2; Sister of 9; relative and friend to many.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Victor R., 5 brothers and sisters, and her cherished granddaughter, Lija.

Mrs. Kaesmeyer was a resident of Arlington Heights for the past 8 years.  Prior to that, she lived in Chicago from 1980-2002 and Lombard from 2002- 2012.  Carmen grew up in Minnesota and was a graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College.  She received her Master’s Degree in Education with Honors from Queens College in New York.  She was a member of Lutheran Education Association, a Member of Lombard Garden Club, a Member of Lombard Pool Pals, and a Member of the Mary/Martha Guild at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Lombard. Carmen taught at Queen’s Lutheran School in LIC, NY; Christ Lutheran School in Woodside, NY; Christ Lutheran School in Oak Park, IL and Noah’s Ark in Chicago, IL.  Carmen was a member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Lombard.

The family would like to thank the staff at The Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights for their 8 years of wonderful care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to The Lutheran Home, 800 W. Oakton Street, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 or St. John’s Ev. Lutheran School-Early Childhood Education, 220 S. Lincoln Avenue, Lombard, IL 60148, are appreciated by the family.

For more information, visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094.

 

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