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Louise H. Putz

July 7, 1923 - July 17, 2023

    July 20, 2023 | 8:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Thursday
  • Yurs Funeral Home Geneva
  • Funeral
  • July 20, 2023 | 10:30 A.M. Thursday
  • St. Patrick Catholic Church 400 Cedar Street St. Charles
  • Burial Location
    Union Cemetery

Louise H. Putz, age 100, died at River Glen of St. Charles on Monday, July 17,
Born on July 7, 1923 in Chicago to Henry and Mabel Schefer. On March 2, 1946
she married Frank A. Putz Jr. at St. Patrick’s Church in St. Charles, IL.
Louise attended St. Charles schools and was a member of St. Patrick and later, St.
Peter church. In her younger years, Louise worked as a waitress at The Pheasant
Run in St. Charles and Karen’s Swedish Tea Room in Geneva prior to retiring from
the St. Charles National Bank as a Personal Banker. But Louise will be especially
remembered for her impromptu organ “concerts” and singing, fabulous Sunday
and Birthday dinners and a full cookie jar for the grandchildren! Louise prided
herself on keeping a tidy yard and spent many hours making sure every last
Magnolia petal or stray stick was cleaned up.
Louise is survived by her children Cheryl (Dale) Feltes of Tigard, OR, Robert Putz of
DeKalb, IL, and Douglas (Janice) Putz of St. Charles; Grandchildren Carolyn
(Michael) Shelak, Daniel (Sara) Putz, Lindsay (Joel) McNally, and Alex (Janelle)
Putz; Great-Grandchildren Evelyn and Gwyneth Shelak, Owen Putz, Mason,
Cooper, and Ava McNally. Louise is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Louise is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Frank A. Putz Jr. She is
also preceded in death by her parents Henry and Mabel Schefer, her brother Jack
Schefer, and sister Dorothy McClinsey.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at St. Patrick
Catholic Church, 400 Cedar Street, St. Charles, IL. Burial will be at Union
Cemetery, 1200 N. 5 th Ave, St. Charles. Visitation will be 8:30am – 10:00am on
Thursday, July 20, 2023 at Yurs Funeral Home, 1771 W. State St., Geneva, IL.
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Bill Doeckel from GENEVA, IL

"Doug, Janice & Family,We were very sorry to learn of the loss of Doug's mother."What we have once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us." Helen KellerOur prayers and condolences on the loss of your mother.Bill & Marsha Doeckel"

Marcia & Brian Feltes from DeKalb, IL

"Cheryl, Dale, Bob, Doug and Janice…. Our sympathies! Your mom was a wonderful LADY! May God bless her and your families!"

Patrice and Kevin Feltes from Arlington Heights , IL

"Many great memories with Louise and Frank and the entire Putz family over the years. Our deepest sympathy Cheryl, Dale, Bob, Doug and Janice and to your families."

Tom and Barb Peterson from Salem, SC

"A wonderful person and former neighbor."

Catherine (Putz) Schultz from Princeton , IL

"I remember Aunt Louise as such a beautiful and wonderful lady! What a nice family!"

Gary & Julie Feltes from Littleton , CO

"Cheryl,Dale, Bob, Doug and Janice Our deepest sympathies on the passing of your Mom! She was truly a wonderful lady! We have many fond memories of Frank and Louise!"

Jayne VanDeVeire from Saint Charles, IL

"Louise was my mother, Ruth's, best friend. They worked together at Karen's and later went to Pheasant Run when it opened. What a milestone, 100 years! Sorry for your loss."

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