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Agnes B. Strang
(09-22-1922 - 11-19-2018)

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Agnes B. Strang, 96, a lifetime resident of Algonquin, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018. She was born on September 22, 1922 in Algonquin, the 6th child of Joseph & Barbara Klasek Kosta. Agnes was a proud graduate of Dundee High School. Agnes worked at the Elgin Watch Factory and Speed Queen before running the office for her husband, Herman Strang, at Algonquin Tool and Die and Helmco Inc. Agnes married Herman Strang on October 25, 1947. Together, they enjoyed a happy life with family and friends. They found time to relax “Up North” in Wisconsin and “Out West” in Apple Canyon. Agnes was happy to be a member of the Fireman’s Auxillary and called the firefighters “Algonquin Finest.” She also volunteered with the Girl Scouts and helped in the office of St. Margaret Mary School. Agnes is survived by her daughter Cindy & Chuck Bumbales; grandchildren: Melissa & Nathaniel Szkil and Kelsey Bumbales; a great granddaughter Charleston Szkil. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Josie Leden and many nieces, nephews and friends. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 111 S. Hubbard Ave., Algonquin. Burial will be private at St. John Nepomucene Church Cemetery, Fox River Grove. Visitation will be held on Tuesday morning at church from 10:00 AM until the time of mass. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Rizzo Family Foundation. Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Algonquin. 847-658-4232.

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