Allen August Kaphengst

January 7, 1939 - June 5, 2019

Allen August Kaphengst, 80, a 38-year resident of Lisle passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Edwards Hospital in Naperville. Allen was born January 7, 1939 in Chicago the son of August and Luella (nee Dare) Kaphengst.  He was united in marriage to Kathleen Burian August 27, 1966 in Allenton, MI. 

Allen was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Madison.  He obtained a degree as an Electrical Engineer and was employed for many years at GTE.  Allen loved to travel especially with his wife Kathleen to Germany, he loved New Zealand and their many cruises. 

He is survived by his children Mark (Christine) Kaphengst, and Stephanie Kaphengst; two grandchildren, Hayden and Jimmy Kaphengst; and a sister Karen (Dale) Beardsley.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Kathleen. 

Visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Monday, June 10, 2019 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL.  A funeral service will follow the visitation at the funeral home at 7:00 P.M.  Graveside funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lake Geneva, WI. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to American Heart Association,

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  • William McNamara I am honored to be your friend. "Thanks for the Memories" Acta Willie.
  • ck Condolences to family and friends of dear Allen, to lose a loved one in death brings brings much heartache and pain, please take comfort in each other during this most difficult time.