Martha M. Willes

Born: January 1, 1920
Died: August 23, 2017
Visitation: Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Funeral Service: Monday, August 28, 2017
Prayers being at 11:15 am at Michaels Funeral Home
Mass of Christian Burial begins at 12:00 pm
Church of the Holy Spirit, 1451 Bode Road, Schaumburg
Entombment: St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles, IL

Martha M. Willes (nee Okrzesik), 97, a resident of Schaumburg for 5 years and formerly of Melrose Park was born on January 1, 1920 to the late Frank and the late Angeline (nee Habdas) and passed away peacefully on August 23, 2017 in Rockford. Martha worked in quality control for small components for many years until her retirement. She enjoyed traveling in her later years and spending time with her family.

Martha was the adoring wife of 70 years to the late Steve; loving mother of Glenn and Karen (the late Robert) Bennett; fond grandmother of Shane and Justin Bennett and Jeremy and Brandie Willes; dear sister of Francis (the late Butch) Strzelinski, Helen (Louie) Wisz, the late Joseph Okrzesik, the late Jean Hojnacki, the late Josephine King, the late Agnes Okrzesik and the late Genevieve Okrzesik; dear aunt and friend to many. She will be missed by all those whose lives she touched.

Memorials may be made in Martha’s name to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and click “Donate” or Huntington’s Disease Society of America and click “Donate”.

For information please call Michaels at 847-891-2900. We invite you to add a condolence for the family on our website or on the facebook post.