Nedra Waun, 104, passed away peacefully of natural causes on June 7, 2022 in Lisle, IL. She was born August 9, 1917 to Alonzo and Mabel Beatty in Richmond, MI, where she spent much of her life.
She graduated from Richmond High School in 1935 and attended business school in Mt. Clemens. On May 1, 1949 she married Willis Waun. In Richmond, Nedra was the organist for many years at the First Methodist Church, worked at the Auto Agency Insurance Company until her retirement, and was a member of Eastern Star. After the death of her husband in 1989, she relocated to Illinois to be near her daughter and family.
Nedra is survived by a daughter, Noreen (Manuel) Lopez of Naperville, IL, a son David Waun of Chesterfield, MI, five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on July 11 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Downers Grove, IL. She will be buried alongside her husband at the Richmond Cemetery in Richmond, MI. Memorials can be made to St. Andrew’s Choir Fund or Brookdale Hospice in Rolling Meadows, IL.Print Obituary & Condolences