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Ruth Elaine Warda

December 31, 1969 September 30, 2012
Ruth Elaine Warda
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Ruth Elaine Warda passed away September 30, 2012 in Oak Park. Elaine Warda (Glidden Kagi) enjoyed seeing the world and living in four foreign countries, with her family: Beirut, Lebanon; Tehran, Iran; Brussels, Belguim and Sydney, Australia, and visited many others. She is survived by her children Arlene Warda, and Peter Warda, who are survived by Florence Warda, and Elvina Warda Payne, two half sisters, and their step mother, Chantal Warda (Matthey-Doret). She was an only child of Walter Kagi, and Joy Glidden Kagi. She had six nieces and nephews, Susan Warda, Charles Warda, Majidi Ann Warda, John Warda, and Wendy and James Warda, and two great grand nephews Philip Samuel Biggins and Jack Biggins, children of Susan Warda. Her family is one who lived over 130 years in Oak Park, starting with her grandfather Wilmot Glidden, a contractor and inventor in 1880's who lived on 900 Block of North Blvd. and family on 100 block of Clinton Ave. who clients included noted Frank Lloyd Wright and George W. Mayer, Architects. A visitation will be held Saturday, October 6th from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

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