Former Lake Forest High School Booster Club Member Dies

Jon T. Wagenknecht's life will be celebrated June 1 at Church of St. Mary's.


A treasurer of the Booster Club, Lake Forest resident Jon T. Wagenknecht passed away May 21 at the age of 63.

A memorial mass will be held at 1 p.m. June 1 at the , 175 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest,

Among his passions were tennis and cooking.

He is survived by his four children, Theodore, Paige, Leigh and Wyatt, his sisters Lynn, Ann and Celenda, and brothers Karl and Eric.

Born June 2, 1948 to Dr. Theodore Wagenknecht and Verda M. Hamann, Jon grew up in Streator, Ill. He graduated from Wayland Academy in 1966, received a bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1971, and earned an MBA from The University of Chicago in 1973.

John Pohl May 31, 2012 at 03:39 PM
Jon was my neighbor for many years and is simply one of the nicest and finest people I have ever known. He left us much too soon, and he will be sorely missed by all who knew him.


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