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Willem Muns
(02-27-1929 - 05-18-2016)

Willem Muns, 87, of Elgin passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at JourneyCare, Woodstock. He was born on February 27, 1929 in The Hague, The Netherlands as the 5th of 7 children to Benjamin Johannes & Agatha Arnolda (Smit) Muns.
Willem came to the United States along with his wife Catharina Apolonia Muns in February 1959. They had owned and operated Schori Press for many years prior to their retirement.
He attended the First Presbyterian Church of Elgin.
He is survived by 2 children, Frank A. Muns of Chicago, Mary –Ann (John) Shepherd of Elgin. Grandchildren, Meagan (Jamie) Ventura, Shelby, Johnny, Jacob and Sammy Shepherd. 2 Great grandchildren, Christopher and Natalie Ventura. Two sisters, Agatha and Tini.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Catharina in December of 2004. Three brothers, Jan, Ben, Peit, and a sister Belia
Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:30 A.M. the First Presbyterian Church, 240 Standish St., Elgin. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4-8 PM in the Laird Funeral Home and on Monday morning at church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services.  Memorials may be given in his name to the First Presbyterian Church of Elgin.  For information 847-741-8800 of www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

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