Connie Salomon (née Alfers), of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, passed away January 25, 2018. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. James the Apostle Catholic Church, Glen Ellyn, on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 10 a.m. Connie was born in Chicago to Joseph "J.P." Alfers and Amelia Milos Alfers and graduated from Calumet High School. She later studied at the University of Illinois and the University of Washington. After raising five children, Connie worked in sales at MoodMakers Lighting in Lisle and then went on to become the Public Relations Director of Neiman-Marcus's Oakbrook Center store. Connie also served as President of the Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital's Auxiliary League in the 1980s. Connie is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Donald William Salomon; her parents, Joseph and Amelia Alfers; her brother Jean (Kathleen) Alfers, her sister June (the late Victor) Markov; her parents-in-law Dolly and Mike Lyons and her sister-in-law Grace Anne Salomon. Connie is survived by her sister Joan (the late Ralph) Gabric; brother-in-law General Leon E. Salomon (US Army, Retired) and sister-in-law Shirley Fredberg Salomon; five children: Robin (Michael) Dye; Curtis (Kelly); Andrée (John) McArthur, Alexa, and Adam (JoAnne); nine grandchildren: Geordie, Ivy and Liam Dye; Grace Fergus; Leigh McArthur; Carley, Jillian, Dean and Kara Salomon; great-granddaughter Tallula Salomon; and many adored cousins, nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Marianjoy Foundation at the following website www.marianjoyfoundation.org or phone 630-909-7504;
or to the Alzheimer's Association at the following website: www.alz.org.
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