Kahle, Dawne Carroll Age 70, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 16, 2013 at Batavia Rehabilitation and Health Center in Batavia. She was born January 30, 1943 in Waukegan, IL, the daughter of Robert and Lois (nee Maiman) Huffman. Dawne graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign with a bachelor's degree in Science and worked as a microbiologist for Abbott Laboratories, MWRD, Loyola, West Suburban Hospital and Cargill during her career. She was a proud member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. She was a master leatherworker and a member of the Prairie State Leather Guild for many years. Dawne was very active in Boy Scouts of America and was a scout recipient of the Burton and Silver-Beaver awards. She was also the Cub Scout Leader of Pack 99 for over nine years. She is survived by her lifelong love, James F. Kahle; her children, Kevin (Mae) Kahle of Garden Grove, CA, Mark (Christine) Kahle of Cortland, IL, and Robin Kahle of Chicago, IL; her grandchildren, Alex and Katherine Kahle; a brother, Tom (Annie) Huffman of Antioch, IL; a sister, Linda Carl-Winer of Waukegan, IL; her best friend, Richard A. Devine; and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 20, 2013 from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. at Moss-Norris Funeral Home, 100 S. Third Street (three blocks west of the river and one block south of Rt. 64) in St. Charles. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Moss-Norris Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Geneva, IL. Memorials may be directed to Boy Scouts of America: Three-Fires Council Norris Scout Center, 415 N. 2nd Street, St. Charles, IL 60174 or
of Illinois. For additional information, please contact the Moss-Norris Funeral Home in St. Charles at 630-584-2000 or www.mossfuneral.com.
Published in News Sun from Sept. 19 to Sept. 25, 2013