William A. Harper

  • Born: February 3, 1939
  • Died: November 8, 2017
  • Location: New Lenox, Illinois

Kurtz Memorial Chapel

102 E. Francis Road
P.O. Box 129
New Lenox, IL 60451

Tel. (815) 485-3200

Tribute & Message From The Family


Age 78, of New Lenox, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at LaGrange Hospital.

Bill is survived by his loving family, wife, Mary Patricia Harper (Cullen), children, Cathy (Joe) Schill, Susan (Mike) Slaviero, Brian Harper, siblings, Martin (Monny) Harper, Mike (Barbara) Harper, Gerry (Mary) Harper, Terry (Alida) Harper, grandchildren, Zach Slaviero, Hannah Schill, Kevin Schill and Sarah Schill.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents William & Annamae Harper (Grady) and brother, John Harper.

Bill was a United States Air Force Veteran and an artist who greatly enjoyed painting.

Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451 on Monday, November 13, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral service, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 with prayers at the funeral home at 9:30 AM and then to St. Jude Catholic Church, 241 W. 2nd Avenue, New Lenox, IL 60451 for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM. Interment, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Association would be appreciated. For information www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-485-3700.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I'm so sorry. Hold tight to the special created moments he leaves behind. And let God's promise of a better life without pain, death, or sorrow bring you comfort.

Posted by DD    November 11, 2017

Pat, Our condolences. Your neighbors from Honey Lane. Miss you!

Posted by Dave and Marie Wheeler - New Lenox, IL - Neighbor   November 10, 2017

I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Bill's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace towards us, to give us a future and a hope, may that bring you comfort in this time of sorrow.

Posted by A friend   November 10, 2017

Condolences sent from my family. I had very fond memories of Uncle Bill. He really cherished his family. -Matt Harper.

Posted by Matt Harper - Everett, WA - Family   November 09, 2017