Edward F. Setmeyer

June 2, 1935 ~ September 17, 2021 (age 86)


Edward F. Setmeyer, 86 of Glen Ellyn and formerly of Hegewisch, IL.  Beloved husband of the late Barbara. Loving father of Pamela (David) Buckley, Douglas (Judy) & Gregory. Dear grandfather of Jennifer Murphy (Patrick Polk), Megan Murphy, Kyle Murphy & Daniel Setmeyer. Great-Grandfather of Lily & Katherine Polk.

Edward graduated summa cum laude from Purdue’s Aeronautical Engineering School where he was Class President and valedictorian and received an MBA from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.  Edward worked for McDonald Aircraft, Western Electric Co, AT&T Network Systems & Lucent Technologies. He was an avid golfer and a huge fan of the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bears.  His bright smile and good humor will be missed by all who knew him

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. James the Apostle Parish, 480 S. Park Blvd. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. 

Visitation will be Friday, September 24th from 9 until time of service 10 AM at Leonard Memorial Funeral Home, 565 Duane St. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City, IL.

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September 24, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Leonard Memorial Funeral Home & Cremations
565 Duane Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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