March 5, 1945 - March 10, 2022
Elizabeth Rose Hannigan, 'Liz' 'Bunny', 77, of Elmhurst, IL while surrounded by loving family and friends lost her courageous battle with Lymphoma on Thursday March 10th, 2022 joining her beloved husband Dick in heaven. She is now at peace but will be missed dearly by those she left behind. Liz was born March 5th 1945 in Oak Park, IL to Francis and Catherine(Schlosser) Hannigan the youngest of 6 children. She met the love of her life Dick Sachs while working as a secretary at the same company in Oak park, and finally married him after many years together. Many people knew her as' Liz, or Lizzy' but on close family side she was known only as 'Bunny' a nickname she was given as a child by her siblings and mother. Liz like to stay busy and active, she was always puttering outside of the house, loved to garden and especially ride her bicycle around the town of Elmhurst, her favorite mode of transit. Liz was a proud member of AA as she continued her sobriety over 43 years. She was very active in her church, being a member of the Ladies Bible Group and regularly attending service. She was proud to be a child of Christ and felt part of her mission here on earth was to spread the word of the Lord, Jesus Christ through the bible and it's teachings so that we all could share in his love as she did. Liz is survived by 3 stepchildren, Kim Ricke, Tracey, and Thomas Sachs. daughter Krisann Despain, brother Philip Hannigan and 2 sisters, Jeanette Wood and Mary Kinis, 6 grandchildren, Jason, Justin, Jamie, Kalyn, Julia and Nathan and many many nieces, nephews, and cousins too numerous to name. She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved and loving husband Dick, sister Joan Brock, brother James Hannigan and one grandchild. A memorial service will be held Wednesday April 20th 2022 at 2:30pm at her church, West Suburban Community Church, 825 Van Auken St. Elmhurst, IL 60126 In lieu of flowers donations can be made in honor of Liz to AA and to the West Suburban Community Church of Elmhurst.
Elizabeth Rose Hannigan, 'Liz' 'Bunny', 77, of Elmhurst, IL while surrounded by loving family and friends lost her courageous battle with Lymphoma on Thursday March 10th, 2022 joining her beloved husband Dick in heaven. She is now at peace... View Obituary & Service Information
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