Obituaries

Lila Mae Aigner

January 2, 1927 - October 5, 2013

Lila Mae Aigner, age 86, formerly of Geneva, passed away peacefully on Oct. 5, 2013, at Apostolic Christian Highland Oaks Nursing Center in Elgin, surrounded by family. She was born January 2, 1927, in Chicago, the daughter of John and Ada (nee Fahlgren) Ingrum. Lila was a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Chicago. She was united in marriage to LeRoy Aigner on July 9, 1949, and they moved to Geneva in 1959 to raise their family. She was employed at Mid-Valley Lumber Company in Geneva as a bookkeeper for many years.

Throughout her life, Lila devoted herself to her faith, family and community. She was an active member of Geneva Lutheran Church and also volunteered for Fox Valley Hospice, Mutual Ground, AFS, and the Girl Scouts. Lila was an avid reader and walker, and was talented in so many of her past times including rug hooking, cross-stitching, embroidery, sewing, cooking and baking. She also enjoyed playing bridge with friends and traveling. Lila loved spending time with family, taking great pride in being a wife, mother, and grandmother.

She is survived by her daughters, Kyle (Michael) Aigner-Ansley, and Kimberly (Richard) Fifer; her grandchildren, Aaron (Kelly) Brownell, Sara (Jason) Carlson, and Tad Fifer; her great-grandchildren, Ashlyn, Dakota, and Isabelle Brownell, and Luke and Nathan Carlson; her sister, Karen (Gil Rana) Houck ; and many nieces and nephews and dear friends.

In addition to her parents, Lila is preceded in death by her beloved husband, LeRoy; infant son Randy Aigner; her sister, Nancy Kerwin; and her loving companion, Jim Hoak.

The family would like to thank the loving care provided to Lila by Brighton Gardens and Apostolic Christian Highland Oaks.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Hosanna! Lutheran Church, 36W925 Red Gate Road, in St. Charles.  The family will receive guests from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of the service.   A private interment will take place in Acacia Park Cemetery in Chicago.

In lieu of flowers family requests memorials may be directed to Apostolic Christian Highland Oaks, Hosanna! Lutheran Church, or the charity of choice.

Guest Book

  • Shannon Although I did not know your loved one personally, I am truly sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in Gods promise found at Revelation 21:4- "And He will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more..."
  • Barbie (deLacey) Kautz Mrs. Aigner/Lila has left very fond memories for all of us neighbors who lived on Willow Lane. Her genuine kindness and warm smile will be remembered. Our thoughts and sincere sympathy are with all of you. Marge de Lacey, Jeff, and Barbie
  • Pete & Cheryl Davis Lila was a great neighbor for 25 years. She was a dear neighbor and friend of my Mom and Dad. Our thoughts are with Kim and Kyle. Davis Family