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“So sorry to hear of your loss. You're in my prayers and thoughts. Sincerely, Maureen Carroll ”
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“My deepest sympathies to the Chen family. I had the privilege of working with Chen for 7 years as part of the organic chemistry group at Abbott. He...Read More »
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Yon Yih Chen of Mundelein Yon Yih Chen, 58, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at the Pepper Family Hospice Care Center in Barrington. He was born Feb. 26, 1953, in Taiwan, and came to live in the United States in 1976. He received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh and began a career with Abbott Laboratories in 1987. He recently retired after 25 years due to his health. Surviving are his wife, Nyat "Sue" Chen and his daughter. Lydia Chen, both of Mundelein; and brother, Yungshen Chen and sisters, Suchen Chen and Sumin Chen, all of Taiwan. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services at noon on Saturday, March 3, at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home Ltd., 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.), Libertyville. Interment will follow in Lakeside Cemetery. For information, 847-362-3009 or please sign the guest book at www.burnettdane.com.

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Tel. (847) 362-3009