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Edward Meilner

Edward Meilner

Thursday, December 30th, 1920 Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Edward S. Meilner

Edward S. Meilner, age 98, WWII U.S. Army Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient. Beloved husband for 67 years to the late Dorothy E. Meilner, nee Jones (2009). Loving father of Diane (Joseph) McHale, Donna (Patrick) Cody, Nancy (late Anthony) Konkol and the late Judy (Tony) Pendroy. Cherished grandfather of seven. Dearest great-grandfather of 11. Dear brother of Ben Worden and the late Evelyn Baier, Virginia Murabito, Jane Stephans, Irwin Worden and James Worden. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:30 a.m.

Interment with Military Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | 9:30am - 11:30am
    Colonial Chapel
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
    9:30am - 11:30am
    Visitation Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:30 a.m.
  • Service

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | 11:30am
    Colonial Chapel
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
    11:30am
    Officiant
    Rev. Donald Borling
  • Interment

    Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
    20953 W. Hoff Road
    ELWOOD, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Interment with Military Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

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  • Purple Heart Award from the U.S. Military
  • US Army

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Jan McNeff, The Freund Family, Sharon Flynn & Ed & Jo Flynn & , and other have sent flowers to the family of Edward S. Meilner.
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Jan McNeff, The Freund Family, Sharon Flynn & Ed & Jo Flynn & , and other have sent flowers to the family of Edward S. Meilner.
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Jan McNeff

Forever in our hearts. Sent with love and memories.
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Jan McNeff purchased flowers for the family of Edward Meilner.
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The Freund Family, Sharon Flynn & Ed & Jo Flynn &

Uncle Ed will remain in our hearts forever.
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The Freund Family, Sharon Flynn & Ed & Jo Flynn & purchased the Medium Dish Garden for the family of Edward Meilner.
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Ben Worden & family

May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. VFW Post 52 along with your brother Ben gave you a final salute. Rest in peace Ed, you will b missed.
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Ben Worden & family purchased flowers for the family of Edward Meilner.
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Bob Wachowski

What an awesome human being a smile that lit up a room Ed will be missed by everybody who had the pleasure of meeting him Monday and Friday bingo will never be the same you will be missed cheers to a life well lived
Comment | Posted at 11:54pm via Condolence
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Wendy Wachowski

Wow, what a sad day when I heard my favorite bingo player was no longer with us. I looked forward to seeing Ed every Monday night at St. Christopher. I'll have to admit, I looked forward to those Fanny Mae chocolate bars as well. I would always joke with Ed and tell him "Ed, oh how you know the way to a woman's heart." I'm going to miss that smile. Bingo on Monday night's sure won't be the same. Fly high Ed and may u rest in peace. Love,
Wendy (your computer lady)
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