William C. Kec

March 15, 1947 ~ October 22, 2018 (age 71)

William C. Kec, age 71, of Poplar Grove, formerly of Elgin, passed away Monday, October 22, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born March 15, 1947 in Clarendon Hills, the son of Clarence and Lillian (Hoppe) Kec.​

William worked as a CNC milling machinist for APCO in Schaumburg for over 40 years.  He was a car and motorcycle enthusiast.  He enjoyed snowmobiling, watching movies, listening to classic rock, and reading, especially history.  He was an avid sports fan and loved watching the Chicago Bears.  His favorite pastime, however was spending time with his family and he will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his partner in life Patricia Jones; children Vanessa (Matthew) Smith of Hampshire, Jarrod (Alyssa) of Wheaton, and Gabrielle of Oakwood Hills; grandchildren Alexis, Izabella, Timothy, Aiden, Lillian, and Eleanor; great grandchildren Jilliana, Teagen, and Scarlett; the mother of his children Melissa Quednau; and many other dear relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Joyce Walker.

Visitation for William will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 4:00 pm until the time of his funeral service at 7:30 pm at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State Street (Route 38), Geneva, with Father Adrian Ladines officiating.

Interment will be held privately.

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