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May L Kostelny
(05-26-1931 - 08-27-2018)

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 May L. Kostelny, 87, of Elgin passed away on August 27, 2018. She was born on May 26, 1931 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Harry and Martha (Salomon) Haberichter.

May was a voracious reader, and spent most of her careers working in libraries, at Elgin High School, Elgin Community College and was Circulation Supervisor at Wheaton College Library for many years. She also enjoyed teaching Sunday school, and was the Awana Program Leader at the First Baptist Church of Streamwood, IL. She will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her three children: Shilon (David) Bedford, Vonelle (Kevin) Kostelny-Vogts and Marmarie Kostelny; and three grandchildren: Cianna (Connor) Bedford-Petersen, Joseph Kostelny and Eliska Kostelny.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Edward William Kostelny in 1977; and a child in infancy: Edward William Kostelny Jr.

Funeral mass will be held on Saturday September 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 40 Center St., Elgin IL 60120, (corner of Center St. and Highland Ave.,) Elgin, with Fr. Rich Frontjes officiating. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Friday from 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin and on Saturday, at the church, from 9:00 AM until the time of service. Memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.

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