B. April 7, 1933 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL
D. April 7, 1933 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: Joseph Louis Molidor born October 6, 1900 in Ingleside, Lake County, IL; married (1) Gertrude Mary Collins (1903-1937; married Marie Ann Luby (1916-2007); Joseph died October 5, 1997; buried in Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Round Lake, Lake County, IL

According to the U.S., Appointments of U.S. Postmasters, 1832-1971:

“Name: Joseph L Molidor; Post Office Location: Roundout (sic), Lake, Illinois; Appointment Date: 29 Oct 1942; Volume #: 15; Volume Year Range: 1930-1971”

According to the U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:

“Name: Joseph Louis Molidor; Place of Residence; Round Lake, Lake County, Ill; Mailing Address: same; Telephone: Round Lake 2551; Age in Years: 41; Date of Birth: Oct 6 1900; Place of Birth; Ingleside, Ill; Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. Marie Molidor, Round Lake, Ill; Employer’s Name and Address: Post Master – Round Lake, Ill; Race: White: Height: 5′ 9″; Weight: 167; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Brown; Complexion: Ruddy; Signed: Feb 16, 1942”

According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Saturday, February 2, 1991, page 50:

“Jack Molidor, 60, a hearty, soft-spolen, silver-haired man, who runs a small insurance office on Cedar Lake Road in Round Lake’s small downtown and main street, remembers when the village had only 150 residents. His relatives first came to the area in 1844, settling on land given to them by the government.

He also remembers waiting with a mail pouch at the depot for the train when it came through. his father and mother both served as the village’s postmasters. His father, Joseph L. Molidor, was founder of the village’s fire department in 1929.”

  • Mother: Gertrude Mary (Collins) Molidor born March 3, 1903 in Montello, Marquette County, WI, daughter of James H. Collins (1860-1940) and Ellen (McNamee) Collins (1871-1912); Gertrude died December 24, 1937 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL; buried in Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Round Lake, Lake County, IL
  • Siblings:
    • John “Jack” Molidor born May 10, 1930 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL; married Yvonne Alice De St. Sauveur on May 10, 1952 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL, daughter of Harvey De St. Sauveur (1890-1963) and Fried (Kohlman) De St. Sauveur (1892-1988); John died November 11, 2020 in Libertyville, Lake County, IL; John and Yvonne are buried in Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Round Lake, Lake County, IL

According to the Justen Funeral Home obituary:

“John “Jack” Molidor
   Jack Molidor, 90, passed away after a short stay at Condell Hospital on November 11, 2020. He was born on May 10, 1930, in Waukegan, Illinois, the son of Joseph and Gertrude (Collins) Molidor.
   Jack lived his whole life on Lincoln Avenue growing up at 108 until building his own home at 7 Lincoln Avenue where he resided until his death. Jack attended Campion Jesuit High School in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin and finished at Grant High School in Fox Lake, Illinois. He married Yvonne De St. Sauveur on May 10, 1952. He enlisted in the US Naval Reserves in 1954 where he served for 4 years. Jack was active in his beloved town of Round Lake serving as a volunteer firefighter for many years. He was a Round Lake Trustee, held an officer position on the Round Lake Chamber of Commerce and served on the Police and Fire Commission. He worked in sales with Metropolitan Life Insurance before establishing his own brokerage firm, Molidor Insurance Agency, where he served the community for over 30 years.
   In addition to his parents, Jack was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Yvonne (2017) and his brother, Gerald Molidor, Sr. Surviving are his children Therese Molidor of Gurnee, Denise (John) Bailey of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Peter (Sandra) Molidor of Ingleside, IL and Gregory (Teri) Molidor of Johnsburg, IL; Seven grandchildren: Caitlin (Patrick) Worthen, Brett (Jessica) Bailey, Colton (Katie) Bailey, Tyler Molidor, Matteson Molidor, Ashley Molidor, and Jon Molidor as well as two great grandchildren, Evelyn James, and Ella Rose Bailey. Brother, Joel (Patti) Molidor, sisters, Janet (Ted) Stefaniak, Jeanne (the late Robert) Kristan and Mary Jo (Tom) Lucas and sister-in-law, Margarete Molidor as well as many nieces and nephews.
   A viewing will take place on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Justen Funeral Home, 222 Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. There will be a funeral mass on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 9:30am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Round Lake and burial immediately following at St. Joseph Cemetery.
   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
   In accordance with public gathering restrictions, attendees are expected to wear a mask and observe social distancing. The funeral home staff will monitor capacity limits and allow up to 25 people in at a time.
   Arrangements have been entrusted to the Justen Funeral Home in Round Lake. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit, where friends and loved one’s may share memories of John on his tribute wall.”

    • Gerald C. Molidor born June 6, 1931 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL; married Margarete “Maggie” Stob, daughter of Jacob Stob and Elsie Stob; Gerald died June 5, 2010 in Wauconda, Lake County, IL; buried in Grant Cemetery, Ingleside, Lake County, IL

According to the Northwest Herald (Woodstock IL) Monday, June 7, 2010, page 4:

Born: Jun 6, 1931; in Waukegan
Died: June 5, 2010; in Wauconda
   WAUCONDA – Gerald C. Molidor Sr., beloved husband and father, entered into rest Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Wauconda Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre.
   He was born June 6, 1931, in Waukegan, the second child of Joseph and Gertrude Collins Molidor.
   He was a lifelong resident of Round Lake. He and his wife, Maggie, owned and operated Molidor’s Standard Gas Station-Car Wash in Round Lake from 1955 to 1990. He was a member of the Naval Reserves. Known for his talents as a baseball player in his early years, he also was an avid golfer and hunter. He played the banjo with several groups and enjoyed entertaining. His infectious grin made others smile back.
   He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Margarete Stob “Maggie” Molidor; his children, Marcia M. (Mark) Wilhelmi of Augustsa, Ga., Gerald C. (Kathryn) Molidor Jr. of McHenry, Christa C. Molidor (Larry Rubin) of Fox Lake, Susan M. (John) McClelland of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. and Cara M. (Brett) Lovrien of Sioux Falls, S.D.; 11 grandchildren, Gerald C. (Ashley) Molidor III, Sara A. Molidor, L. J. Wilhelmi, John R. Molidor, Joshua J. Jensen, Mark M. Wilhelmi, Andrew M. and Colleen M. McClelland, Sydney M., Brooke A. and Olivia J. Lovrien; his brothers, Jack (Yvonne) Molidor and Joel (Patti) Molidor; his sisters, Janet (Ted) Stefaniak, Jeanne (Bob) Kristan of Round Lake, and Mary Jo (Tom) Lucas, of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Gertrude; his second mother, Marie Luby Molidor; his in-laws, Jacob and Elsie Stob of Ingleside; and his brother-in-law, Jacob Stob Jr.
   A wake will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake. The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 114 N. Lincoln Ave., Round Lake with the Rev. Tim O’Malley officiating.
   Interment will follow at Grant Township Cemetery, 26725 W. Molidor Road, Ingleside, overlooking the original Molidor family farm.
   The family is most grateful for the superb and personal care he received while at Wauconda Healthcare and Rehabilitation, and for the support of Family Home and Health Services during his illness.
   Memorials may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road SW, Lilburn, GA 30047, or to Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Memorial Contributions, One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN 38120.
   For information, call the funeral home at 847-546-3300. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
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    • Joel Molidor; married Patti
    • Janet (Molidor) Stafaniak; married Ted
    • Jeanne (Molidor) Kristan; married Bob
    • Mary Jo (Molidor) Lucas; married Tom

Additional Information:

According to the Illinois, U.S., Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947:

“Name: Molidor; Birth Date: 7 Apr 1933; Birth Place: Waukegan, Illinois; Death Date: 7 Apr 1933; Death Place: Waukegan, Lake, Illinois; Burial Date: 7 Apr 1933; Burial Place: Grant (sic) Twp., Lake, Illinois; Cemetery Name: Fort Hill; Death Age: 1 Hour; Occupation: Infant; Race: White; Marital Status: S; Gender: Male; Residence: Round Lake, Illinois; Father Name: Joseph L. Molidor; Father Birth Place: Ingleside, Illinois; Mother Name: Gertrude M. Collins; Mother Birth Place: Montello, Wisconsin; Comments; Not Named Infant Son; FHL Film Number: 1684958”

According to the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society. “Strang Funeral Home – Grayslake, Illinois – 1908-1964”. Mundelein IL. 2015:

“Surname: MOLIDOR; Name: Baby; Birth Date/Place: 8 Apr 1933; Death Date/Place: 08 Apr 1933, St. Theresa Hospital; Cause of Death: (blank);Occupation: (blank); Minister – Funeral Home: (blank); Burial Place – Next of Kin: Fort Hill, Joe MOLIDOR-Father”