Adler, Frances J. (nee Gregorin) 94 of Waukegan, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2011 at Sunrise Senior Living in Gurnee. Born June 18, 1917 in North Chicago, Frances was a resident of both North Chicago and Waukegan. She had worked for 45 years at Abbott Laboratory in North Chicago. Fran was an avid bowler and was in many women's international bowling tournaments. She loved to knit and most of all loved polka music. Fran played the button box accordion and was a member of the Chicago/Waukegan Button Box Group in which they made several recordings.She was also a Chicago White Sox fan, was a member of the Slovenic National Home Society, Steel Workers Retiree and former Sloga Lodge 14, now presently Lodge 584. Fran also volunteered at Waukegan Senior Place. Survivors include one sister Mildred Gregorin Kaczmaryn, brother in law William (Dorothy) Jereb, sister in law Margaret Gregorin and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband Frank "Foozy" Jereb and her second husband Fred "Fritz" Adler, parents Matt and Frances Gregorin, brothers Stan and John Gregorin, brother in law Ray Kacmaryn and sister in law Mary Gregoin. A special "thank you" to the entire staff at Sunrise Senior Living in Gurnee and Odyssey Hospice and doctors who provided Frances with special loving care. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 from 4-8pm at the Salata-Gurnee Funeral Home; 4190 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee and Thursday July 21, 2011 from 9:30-10:30am at St. Dismas Church, 2600 Sunset Ave., Waukegan. Mass of christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30am with Fr. Patrick Rugen officiating. Interment will follow at Northshore Garden of Memories in North Chicago. in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the
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Published in News Sun from July 18 to July 24, 2011