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Joan W Chelseth
(03-04-1918 - 07-10-2014)

 Joan W. Chelseth, 96, longtime resident of Lombard IL passed away July 10, 2014 at the Mother Theresa Home in Lemont, IL. She was preceded in death by her husband of over fifty years, C. Robert Chelseth. She is survived by two sons, Robert and Charles.

Youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Wright of Elgin, IL, Joan was a graduate of Elgin High School Class of 1936 and Northern Illinois Teacher's College. She was an elementary school teacher in Lombard District 44 for many years, including long service teaching first grade at Peter Hoy School in Lombard. After retirement, she was active in volunteer work including Good Samaritan Hospital and was a longtime parishioner of Sacred Heart Parish in Lombard.

Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Francis of Assisi Chapel, Mother Theresa Home, Franciscan Village, 1270 Village Dr., Lemont IL 60439 (630 243 3414) on Tuesday July 15, 2014 at 11 am. Visitation at the Chapel will proceed the Mass beginning at 10am. Burial will be at Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, IL. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to the Mother Theresa Home, Franciscan Village, Lemont, IL in her name. Laird Funeral Home, Elgin is in charge of the funeral arrangements. For more information (847) 741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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