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Posted on: February 20, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Passing of Fire Chief Willard (Willie) Schoppe (Retired)


Notice of Passing of Fire Chief Willard (Willie) Schoppe (Retired)

The members of Bensenville Fire Protection District #2 regret to inform the Fire Service Family of the passing of Bensenville Fire Department’s retired Fire Chief Willie Schoppe. Chief Schoppe on the evening of February 18, 2018 passed away peacefully in the comfort of his family surrounding him. Chief Schoppe faithfully and unselfishly served the Bensenville Community from 1957 until his retirement in 1994. During the years of 1982 to 1993 serving as the head of the Bensenville Fire Department.

The funeral arrangements are as follows:

February 21, 2018
Visitation at Geils Funeral Home:
180 South York Road, Bensenville Illinois 60106
3pm to 8pm.

February 22, 2018
Visitation and church service at Faith Community UCC
192 South Center Street, Bensenville Illinois 60106
9am to 10am: Visitation
10am to 11am: Church Service

Final Resting:
Lakewood Memorial Cemetery
30W730 US-30
Elgin Illinois 60120

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