Adele Reedy, age 71, of Sandwich, IL passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb, IL. She was born July 10, 1951 in Lake Forest, IL the daughter of James Donald and Mary Veronica (Harding) McCaffrey.
Adele was united in marriage on October 19, 1974 to Daniel Reedy and they spent the next 47 years happily together. Mrs. Reedy was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Somonauk, IL. Adele received her B.S. degree from Illinois State University and her M.S. degree from Aurora University. She first taught students at the Blind & Partial Sighted in St. Joseph, IL. Adele was then employed as a second grade teacher in Bethany, IL and later was a special education teacher in Sandwich, IL until her retirement. She enjoyed teaching and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Adele was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and teacher.
She is survived by her husband, Daniel Reedy of Sandwich, IL; her son, Tom (Carrie) Reedy of Sandwich, IL; her daughter, Mary Shannon (Bo) Oiterong of Aurora, IL; her grandchildren, Dan Reedy, Madison Reedy, and Jimmy Oiterong; her sisters, Mary Claire Kavoosi of Wilmette, IL, Jane (Bob) Stormont of Burr Ridge, IL, Pat (David) Schroeder of Lake Bluff, IL, and Shaun (Peter) Leviton of Gurnee, IL; her sisters-in-law, Linda (Dave) McCabe of Bethany, IL and Donna (Barry) Johnson of Washington, IA; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Donald and Mary Veronica McCaffrey; her sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Don Drasler; her brother-in-law, Jehan Kavoosi; also her father and mother-in-law, T.L. and Wilma Reedy.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 320 Depot St., Somonauk, IL. Interment will be private.
Friends may visit from 4:00 until 7:00 PM on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at the Nelson Funeral Home & Crematory, 1275 S. Countyline Rd., Sandwich, IL.
Memorials in loving memory of Adele, to purchase school supplies for local children, may be directed to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, located at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 340 West Arnold Street, Sandwich, IL 60548.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, NelsonFuneralHomes.com or 815-786-6461.