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Clotilda Allen Cantwell

August 24, 1919 September 11, 2017
Clotilda Allen Cantwell
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Obituary for Clotilda Allen Cantwell

In loving memory of our wonderful mother and celebration of her life of Clotilda Allen Cantwell, born August 24, 1919 to Charles A. Allen and Clotilda M. Allen.
Mom was raised in River Forest, IL together with her beloved parents and four brothers Charles (Edith), Robert (Evelyn surviving), James (Helen), and Walker (Hedvig) who preceded her in death.

Clotilda graduated from Oak Park River Forest High School, where she was an honors student, May Queen and a member of Junior Service League. At Lake Forest College, she was a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. After college, Clotilda joined United Airlines as a flight attendant. She married Frank Cantwell, a Chicago attorney, with whom she had three children Frank, Peter (Barbara) and Clotilda Cantwell-Taylor (Chuck). Clotilda also worked with her brothers Robert, James and Walker at Allen Tiling Company for many years and later with her son Peter. When she retired she relocated to Colorado Springs to be with her daughter Chloe and grandchildren Jenny and Drew (Katy) Rees and great-granddaughter Avery. She was an Aunt and friend to many.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday September 27th between 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park, IL. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with interment to follow in Ridgewood Cemetery in Des Plaines.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

27

Sep

4:00 PM 9/27/2017 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/27/2017 8:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

28

Sep

10:00 AM 9/28/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ridgewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

9900 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Des Plaines, IL 60016

9900 N. Milwaukee Ave. Des Plaines 60016 IL
United States
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