age 78 of Lake Forest, Illinois passed away peacefully Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Evanston Hospital, Evanston, Illinois. He was born November 5, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois to the union of Alvar and Elva (nee: Abrahamson) Iller. He was raised in Malden, Massachusetts and attended North Park College, Chicago where he met his wife Beatrice Joseph whom he married on June 22, 1957 at the Addison Street Baptist Church, Chicago. After his marriage he served in the U. S. Army from September 8, 1958 to September 9, 1960 during the Vietnam Conflict serving in Heidelberg, Germany. He retired in 1993 as the national account executive with CSX Automotive Sales.
Survivors include 2 daughters Karen (Drew) Zuhlke of Livonia, MI and Donna (Marc) Mancuso of Lake Bluff, IL. Fond grampy of Ryan and Lauren Zuhlke and Rachel and Jackson Mancuso.
He is preceded in death by his wife Beatrice on June 15, 1995 and a brother Kenneth Iller.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Christ Church Lake Forest, Lake Forest, Illinois. Officiating Pastor Syler Thomas.
Graveside services and military honors were held on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, 621 West Long Lake Road, Troy, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers contributions to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201 www.billygraham.org/support would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Seguin & Symonds Funeral Home, 858 Sheridan Road, Highwood, Illinois 60040 (847) 432-3878