Michael A. Daichendt, age 90, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on April 18th, 2016

American FlagDauchendtMichael A. Daichendt, age 90, of Lombard, passed away peacefully at his home on April 16, 2016.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 19 from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday, April 20 with Michael lying-in-state from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 410 Cross Street, Wheaton, IL.  Interment will follow at Mount Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst.

Michael was born in Chicago, IL. to John and Margaret Daichendt on March 12, 1926.

A veteran of WWII, he served his country as a Private 1st Class, Company F, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division (“Big Red One”) for the USA Army, where he received the Army of Occupation and World War II Victory Medals.

Michael enjoyed his work of 40+ years as a sanitation engineer.  He also enjoyed reading, working outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends.

Michael is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Virginia nee Oehlerking; son, Alan; daughters, Kathy Ochromowicz, Lynette (Larry) Heiden, Kimberly (Tim) Parson; sisters, Margaret Sauer and Janet Spohr; six grandchildren, Lindsey, Larry, Michael, Melissa, Zach and Haley and one great grandchild, Elijah.

Michael is preceded in death by his parents, John and Margaret; his sister, Sophie Helen and brother, John.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to “The Lutheran Hour”, theLutheranhour.com or the American Cancer Society, https://donate.cancer.org/index.

For more info 888-629-0094.

 

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