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Memorial service set for Della Herzog

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Former Chesterton resident Della (Reilly) Herzog of Berwyn, Ill., passed away June 14, 2010.

She was a native of Chesterton and graduated from Chesterton High School in 1961. She attended Swedish Covenant Nursing College, where she graduated in 1965 with her RN degree. She worked at Children’s Memorial Hospital for years in dialysis. She later worked at Hines Veteran Hospital in research. In 1970, she married Larry Herzog and in 2008, she retired. She loved to travel in the United States and abroad. She frequently returned home to Chesterton to visit family, and she loved the Lake Michigan beaches.

She is survived by sister Lee Krueger; brothers Bob (wife Nancy) Piver and Dale Reilly; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, and nieces.

She was preceded in death by a sister and brother.

Memorial services will be held July 17 at Christ Church of Oak Brook, 31 York Road, Oak Brook, Ill., with a gathering in remembrance of Della’s journeys through life from noon to 1 p.m., a memorial service from 1 to 2 p.m., and visitation with others from 2 to 4 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in Della’s memory.


Posted 6/29/2010