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Charles W. Wigell - 35

9/7/2021 - 9/7/2021

Homewood, Illinois

Charles W. Wigell. Age 35. Lifelong Homewood resident. Graduate of Infant Jesus of Prague Catholic Grammar School, Homewood-Flossmoor High School Class 2004. Received his Bachelors in Psychology from Western Illinois University then Bachelors in Nursing from Loyola Mayhoff in Maywood. Dedicated nurse at the Ingalls Urgent Care in Flossmoor former ER nurse at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields. Loving husband for 10 years of Heather nee MacLeod. Son of Barbara nee Buettner and the late Raymond Wigell. Brother of Katherine (Robert) Hentschel and Elizabeth Wigell. Grandson of the late Amanda Wigell nee Santiago and William (late Florence) Buettner. Son in law of Douglas (Mary) MacLeod. Brother in-law of James (Beth Goldberg) MacLeod and Connor (Allison Carlson) MacLeod.  Nephew, cousin, friend and mentor of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Thursday September 9, 2021 from 2:00 pm until time of funeral services 8:00 pm. Burial private. Info 708-481-9230 and Due to the state mandate masks must be worn when inside the funeral home. By family request those in attendance for the visitation and funeral services to please be Covid-19 vaccinated.

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  • Angela Gehm

    on 09/08/21

    Dear Heather, Barb, Katie and Beth,

    I was deeply saddened to hear the news of Charlie's passing. You must all be heartbroken. I am thinking of you and remembering you in my prayers.

    Angie Gehm

  • Robert

    on 09/09/21

    So sorry for your loss.  He will be missed.  I had the pleasure of working with him at OLY ER.  

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