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Obituary for Juanita Durband

February 22, 1933 - July 7, 2020
McHenry, Illinois | Age 87

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandma and GG


Juanita M. Durband, age 87, of McHenry, died July 7, 2020 at Fox Point Manor in McHenry, IL.

Juanita was born in Chicago, IL on February 22, 1933, the daughter of Hans T. and Grace M. Larsen.

She was a loving and dedicated wife, mom, grandma and GG, who was devoted to raising her family. She loved cooking, gardening, dancing, and hosting holiday theme parties. Juanita was delighted to volunteer at the local elementary school. She enjoyed birdwatching and long drives in the country. Her most cherished times were spent with family and friends. Her beautiful smile and her wonderful sense of humor and wit were unmatched.

She is survived by her children Kathryn Durband of McHenry, IL, Bruce Jr. (Shirley) Durband of Olin, IA, and Mark (Nicky) Durband of McHenry, IL; her grandchildren Kaitlin, Kelsey, Jill, Julie, Nick, Ryan, Jason (Tess); her great-grandchildren, Adalynn and Lincoln, as well as her sister Pamela (Wayne) Golwitzer of Arlington Heights, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bruce Durband Sr., her parents, Hans and Grace Larsen, and her siblings Grace, Ernest, James and Cynthia.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 3PM to 6PM at Colonial Funeral Home and Crematory 591 Ridgeview Dr. McHenry IL 6005. Funeral service will begin at 6pm. Private interment will be on Friday July 17, 2020 at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines, IL

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association.

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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