Harriet R. Recht

Jan. 3, 1923 - Nov. 26, 2011

Harriet R. Recht, 88, of Libertyville, Ill., passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at the Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

She was born Jan. 3, 1923, in Thiensville and lived for several years in Columbia, S.C., and Toronto, Canda, before moving to Lincolnshire, Ill., in 1972. She was a Libertyville resident for the past five years.

Harriet was formerly employed with the U.S. Navy as an inspector in Milwaukee. She was also a tax preparer for H&R Block in Cedarburg, and later volunteered at Lake Forest Hospital. She was also a ham radio operator.

Survivors include her husband, Robert; sons, Phillip (Ellen) Recht of West Bend and David (Lindy) Recht of Norfolk, Mass.; a son-in-law, David Virden; three sisters-in-law, Audrey Hadler, Sallie and Lorrie Recht; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by her daughter, Martha Virden, and by her brothers Robert and Earl Hadler.

Private family services were held from the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave., Libertyville. Interment will take place at the Opitz Cemetery in Mequon.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice in Harriet’s memory.

For more information, call 847-362-3009.