Lachlan A. Stewart, Jr., 88 of Huntley, died peacefully, February 8, 2021.
A private Funeral Service will be held at 1pm Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church which will be live streamed at TrinityHuntley.org. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church (Memo: Lachlan Stewart Memorial), 11008 N. Church Street, Huntley 60142 or a charity of one’s choice.
Lachlan (Lach) was born August 20, 1932 in Evanston, Illinois the son of Lachlan A. and Gladys A. Stewart. He married Gladys M. Jost on May 1, 1954. Lach worked for Illinois Bell until his retirement in 1981. He was a devoted servant to his hometown of Glencoe as a volunteer fireman and a member of the Glencoe Lion’s Club. He was a hardworking man and always diligent about maintaining their home, yard and garden. In 1999, Lach and Gladys moved to Sun City in Huntley, IL and Lach became active in the Sportsman Club, was an avid wood worker for the Woodchucks, and played Bocce for many years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys, his children, Art (Sandy) Stewart, Carol (Michael) Davidson, and Betty (Ric) Fogle, by his grandchildren, Lisa, Kim, Jessica, Ben, Jeremy, Rebecca, Michelle and Kristy and by his great grandchildren, Lily, Ellie, Nolan, Andrew, Maddie and Josh.
Lachlan was preceded in death by his parents.
For further information please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or online condolences may be directed to www.defiorefuneral.com
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So sorry that Lach has passed. We will miss him as a long time neighbor, friend, Pinochle partner and a great person to know. Gladys and family, you are in our prayers and thoughts. May you be comforted by knowing he is at peace and without pain. We will miss him a lot.
So sorry to hear this sad news, Gladys. We will keep you both in our prayers .
Gladys, I am so sorry to hear of Lach’s passing. I remember the great times we had together in Palm Creek. Will always remember Lach as a soft spoken man, a man of few words but when he spoke, you wanted to listen. He always wore a smile and was kind. Our sincere sympathy and condolences to you and your family.
Betty & Family, I am so very sorry for your loss, my thoughts & prayers are with you.
Gladys, very sorry to hear of Lach's passing. You and your family remain in our thoughts and prayers.
Lach, I will always cherish your beautiful woodworking ornaments you created, as the heavenly angels are now. Love and blessings.
Gladys, I am so sorry to hear of your loss and our neighborhood loss. What a solid good man. It was an honor to know him. May God hold you close in His loving care. With deep sympathy, Joyce.
Our hearts go out to you and your family during this difficult time.
So sorry for your loss Gladys. I will always remember our Lion's club activity's and volunteer fire dept days with Lach . As well as growing up with our church family in Glencoe . My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss his quiet humor, friendliness and willing heart. Lach was an outstanding friend and neighbor. We shall miss him. Our prayers are with you!