Josef Wilhelm, 77 years old of Spring Grove, IL passed away Monday, December 24, 2012 at Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL. He was born August 12, 1935 in Apatin, Yugoslavia (Serbia) the son of the late Simon and Paulina (Pfau) Wilhelm. Josef had lived in Chicago before settling in Spring Grove in 1965. He also proudly served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his siblings, Franz (Theresia) Wilhelm of Chicago, and Magdelena Ferdinand of Morton Grove, IL; several nieces and nephews; and his friend, Damian Dolecki. In addition to his parents, Josef was preceded in death by brothers, George and Simon Wilhelm and a nephew, Joey Wilhelm.
Visitation for Josef will be from 1-5PM Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the STRANG FUNERAL HOME OF ANTIOCH, 1055 Main St. (Rte. 83) Antioch, IL. INFO 847-395-4000. Interment will be private.