Karl H. Langer Posted: 2018-06-09 10:07:47

Karl H. Langer


Karl H. Langer, 86 of Sun City, Huntley, passed away on Friday morning, June 8, 2018 at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago following a lengthy illness.

He was born June 24, 1931 in Tyssa, Germany, the son of Karl and Anna Marie (Schoenbach) Langer. He immigrated to the United States in 1949 and was employed as an iron worker. In 1951, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. Following his discharge he started in the Tool & Die business as a die maker. Karl was united in marriage to Helen L. McPherson on June 29, 1957 in Villa Park. The couple made their home in Elmhurst, Roselle and later Rolling Meadows where they raised their family. Karl retired in 2002 and they moved to Sun City, Huntley. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, traveling and was a member of the German Club.

He is survived by his wife, Helen of Huntley, his children, Karl “Randy” (Janice) Langer of Lake In The Hills, Kathy Allardyce of Dallas, Texas, Linda (Andy) Laurel of Louisville, Kentucky and Patti (Chris) Denton of Huntley, his grandchildren, Lindsey, Alex, Danielle, Kyle, Michael, Christie, Ashley, Maddie, Charlotte, Samantha, Caleigh, Piper and C.J. and his great-grandchildren, Cody, Stevie, Lennon, Emmarose and Willow. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, June 13th at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley. Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For more information please call 847-515-8772 or online condolences can be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com

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Eileen Ruttenberg 2018-06-09 21:44:59

May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.

Karen Petersen 2018-06-10 00:37:26

I grew up with Kathy. She was one of my first friends when I moved to Rolling Meadows. I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Gayle Centanni 2018-06-10 07:19:51

I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray you will find peace and strength during this difficult time.

Jerry and Lorry Jarvis 2018-06-10 13:56:16

So very sorry to hear of your loss. We remember Karl fondly. We still miss you both as our neighbors.

Julia Gellepes 2018-06-10 14:32:34

I'm so very sorry for your loss Love & blessings to you

Yvette Manzella 2018-06-10 23:24:33

Patti and family, my condolences to you in such a difficult time. May you find peace and comfort in all the wonderful memories you hold dear to your heart. May god guide you through such a difficult time.

Doris Pizzillo 2018-06-11 11:06:34

My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Vito Rosanna Latrofa 2018-06-11 21:51:39

Our sincere Condolences

Guglielmi Family 2018-06-12 08:18:53

Our condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this very difficult time.

Patti Mertz 2018-06-12 12:55:45

My condolences to your entire family!