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Harriett Wachlin
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Harriett Wachlin
Of Arlington Heights

Harriett Wachlin was born on January 16, 1922 in Diamond Lake, IL to Clayton and Gertrude (nee Towner) Hutchings. She died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, July 29, 2017 in Arlington Heights.

A graduate of the University of Illinois College of Agriculture, Harriett moved to Oregon, IL where she worked as a Home Extension Agent for Ogle County. She married Donovan Wachlin, and the couple later moved to Arlington Heights to raise a growing family. Harriett was an active member of the First United Methodist Church and an avid reader that made many trips to the library’s book sales.

Harriett is survived by her children, Bruce (Patricia), Faith (Steve) Nowack, Brian, and Kent (Katie); her 12 grandchildren, Bill (Pamela), Angelica (Matt) Nelson, Michelle, Jonathan, Rebecca (David) Hinckley, Natalie, Chris Nowack, Sam (Nikki) Nowack, Grace (fiancé Nick Rohlfs) Nowack, Erik (Leah), Jacob, and Luke; and 6 great-grandchildren, Lucas & Ethan Wachlin, Skye & Max Nelson, and Abel & Eloise Nowack.

She was preceded in death by Donovan, her husband of 57 years; her parents; sisters Alice Mason and Jean Hanlon; and brother Floyd Hutchings.

Visitation on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from noon until time of Memorial Service at 2:00 PM, at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (4 blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.Harriett Wachlin
Of Arlington Heights


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Visitation

Saturday

5

Aug

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Memorial Service

Saturday

5

Aug

2:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Memorial Contribution

First United Methodist Church

1903 E. Euclid
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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