Margaret Claeys, October 12, 1924 - November 23, 2023

Margaret Claeys, 99, died November 23, 2023, at her home, surrounded by family. Margaret Claeys was affectionally known as Mom, Ma, Mama, Mumsie, Grandma, and Gigi. Margaret Claeys was born in Mishawaka, Inidiana in 1924. In 1948 she met class president and Army Captain Marvin Claeys on a blind date, and they were married in 1949.

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Naval cadet nurse in Oakland California during World War II 

President of the AFS foreign exchange student program

St. Edna Catholic Church as greeter.

Visited residents and co-led discussion groups at Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Visitation will be from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60004 and on Thursday, November 30, 2023, from 9:00 am until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 am at St. Edna Catholic Church, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, IL, 60004. Interment is private.

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