William D. Vehe

William Vehe

William D. Vehe, age 82, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Member and Air National Guard Veteran, of LaGrange.  Beloved husband for 56 years of Kathy Vehe, nee Turina; devoted father of  Jim Vehe,  Mary (the late Rob Salbego) Vehe Salbego, Dan (Christy) Vehe; loving grandfather of Andrew Salbego, Jack Salbego, Lucas Vehe and Lillian Vehe; brother of Dottie (Dave) Shadbar, Tom Vehe, Bob (Tina) Vehe, Dolly (Ralph) Buss and the late Mary Vehe; uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews.

For the safety of all, the family respectfully requests that all in attendance wear a face covering.

Visitation Thursday,  July 8, 2021 from  3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Friday July 9, 2021 from 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.

Interment Private.

Memorials appreciated to the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation, 6574 N. State Road 7. Box 201, Coconut Creek, FL  33073 or the Phantom Regiment, 420 N. Main St., Rockford, IL  61103.

Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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  1. Don & Joan Varanauski condolence:

    We were very sorry to hear about Bill. We will keep him and the Vehe family in our prayers.


  2. Cathy Trongeau condolence:

    So very sorry for the loss of your Dad, Dan and Christie. Sending love and prayers for you and all your family.


  3. Bertha Gonzalez condolence:

    Dan, I’m very sorry to hear about your dad. My sincere condolences to you and your family.


  4. Aunt Rainie & The Sorley Cousins condolence:

    Dan, keeping you and all your family in our thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. May all the sweet memories sustain and uplift you in this difficult time.


  5. Tom and Becca Panos condolence:

    We are so sorry for your loss. May his memory be eternal. Bill was a great man and will be missed!


  6. Ann & Don Backys condolence:

    To Kathy and family members—-our deepest sympathy at the loss of Bill so suddenly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. You came to visit us at Marconi Park in October, 2015. We will treasure that memory. Many blessings and may Bill rest in peace forever.
    Ann and Don Backys
    Walland, TN


  7. Andrew D'Amore condolence:

    I worked with Bill at ITT and considered him a talented colleague and good friend. I am so sorry for your loss.


  8. Bill and Suzzie Cotter condolence:

    Kathy—We were so sorry to hear of Bill’s sudden passing. We always enjoyed seeing and visiting with him when we were staying next door. Our sympathy to you and your family at this sad time.
    Bill and Sue ( parents of Becca Panos)


  9. John Holmes condolence:

    Dear Kathy and family,
    I was terribly sorry to learn of your loss. I was a member with Bill in the Northern Illinois DX Association (of ham radio operators) where Bill was an active and well respected member. I visited your home several time in past years for ham radio-related activity and it seems like yesterday. We shall all miss him.


  10. The David Lucheon Family condolence:

    We are all very sorry to hear of the passing of Bill. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family.


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