Phyllis A. (Van Krunekelsven) DeLaet , age 93, of Des Plaines, Ill., passed away Sept. 25, 2013.
She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. DeLaet for 60 years; loving mother of Thomas (fiance Jutta), Anne (James) Koller, Jean (Bruce) Daniels, Joan ( Robert) Kaatz, and Fred (Carol) Koester; cherished grandmother of Kelly (Bradley) Ford, Kristy Koller, Brian, Andrea Daniels, Jeff, Lindsay, and Jimmy Kaatz; fond great grandmother of Anna and Lillian Ford; dear sister of the late Julia (Fred) Koester, and the late Hortense (Frank) Keller; special aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Phyllis was an alumni of Immaculata High School class of 1937, she was a member of the Rosary Alter Society at St. Stephen's Church, her family was one of the founding families of St. Stephens Church, she was a supporter of V.F.W. Baseball in Des Plaines and Cub Scouts.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave. Des Plaines. A Prayer Service will be 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the funeral home, followed by a funeral mass at 11 a.m., at St. Stephen Church, Des Plaines. Interment will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Ill.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be make to Office of Development, Sisters of Charity BVM, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003-7991, or to A.S.P.C.A., 520 Eight Ave., 7th floor, NY, NY 10018.