Cheryl Jean Klee, 58, of Elgin, passed away June 5, 2019 at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva. She was born March 22, 1961 in Chicago to her loving parents, Chester and Catherine “Frances” Gryczan (Deak).

Cheryl loved life and her family. 

Loved ones will remember her as happy and positive, even while she faced illness. Her favorite phrase was a genuine “Yay!”

Cheryl was always courageous in the face of challenges and strong in her faith.

In her free time, she enjoyed crafting and cooking.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her sister, Janice Geberbauer.

Cheryl is survived by her children, Amanda Klee and Monica (Frank Perez) Klee; mother Frances Gryczan; siblings Deborah (Alice Madden) Gryczan, Linda Dempster, and Chester (Krista) Gryczan; many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Service will be at 10:00a.m. Saturday June 8, 2019 at Bloomingdale Church, 264 Glen Ellyn Rd, Bloomingdale. Interment will be at Bluff City Cemetery, 945 Bluff City Blvd, Elgin IL 60120.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St, Elgin IL 60120. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit

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