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Muriel G Box
(11-16-1915 - 06-29-2010)

Muriel G. Box, 94 of Elgin passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2010 in her home. She was born November 16, 1915 in Upper Lake, California the daughter of Lee and Kate Garner. She was the youngest sister of Donald Garner, Nadine Dodge and Kathleen Polk. Muriel had many fond memories of her years in California. She was on the high school basketball team and enjoyed playing tennis. She eventually lived in San Francisco and was employed by the PG & E. Muriel was one of the many to walk across the newly opened Golden Gate Bridge.
 
Muriel married Donald M. Box on September 27, 1944, they were married for 50 years at the time of his death in 1994.
 
Muriel was the loving mother to Katherine (Robert) Griesmann of Hanover Park,
                                     Grandmother of Margaret (David) Callahan and Carolyn
                                      Brian Hughes and great grandmother of David, April,
                                      Nathan, Anna and Jacob Callahan, Brandon and Emma Hughes.
 
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Burial will follow in River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services in the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Salvation Army or
Elgin Evangelical Free Church.

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