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Aldo Raymond Azzolin, formerly of Addison, passed away peacefully on November 19, 2018 at the age of 95.
He was born on December 25, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois to Italian immigrants, the late Michael and the late Angeline (nee Colpo) Azzolin.
Aldo served in the Naval Air Service during World War II on the Aleutian Islands. He was a member of the Addison VFW post 7446 International Order of Alhambra, St. Phillip the Apostle Catholic Church as well as being a past president of the Mount Saint Joseph Association in Lake Zurich. Known as an entrepreneur, Aldo founded Azzolin Brothers Imports in 1953 which became the largest importer of Italian figurines in the Midwest. In his free time, Aldo was a boating enthusiast.
Aldo is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 71 years, June (nee Tegtman), whom he married on February 9, 1947 in Glenview; children, Michelle (John) Keacher, Anthony Azzolin, and Colette (Edward) Wiemer; grandchildren, Dayna (Matt) Pierce, John (Stephanie) Keacher, Katelin Keacher, Mark (Lindsey) Wiemer, Troy Wiemer; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Kyle and Sophie; brother, Raymond Azzolin and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Pamela and Andrea Azzolin.
Visitation will be held Sunday, November 25, from 2:00pm until 6:00pm at Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Old Rand Road, (near the corner of Route 12 and S. Old Rand Road) Lake Zurich, IL 60047. On Monday, November 26, visitation will continue at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 153 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich from 9:00am until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10:00am. Entombment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Aldo’s name to Mount Saint Joseph, 24955 North US HWY 12, Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047 or visit www.mtstjoseph.org/donations.