Ilsedore M Tech
08/04/1923 - 04/18/2016

~~Ilsedore M. Tech, 92, of Denville, formerly of Chatham and Edison, NJ passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Franciscan Oaks Health Center in Denville.

Ilsedore was born August 4, 1923 in Anklam, Germany. She was the daughter of the late Fritz and Else (née Martens) Hardtke and Else’s second husband Charles Iselborn.

Ilsedore and her husband Siegfried emigrated from Germany in 1950 after World War II. They were proud to become American citizens, that they were able to bring their children up here.

Ilsedore enjoyed playing games such as bridge, canasta and rummy cube. Being the social person she was, she became the head of the hospitality committee at Franciscan Oaks, assisting with the social events there.

Ilsedore was predeceased by her husband, Siegfried O. Tech. She is survived by her children; son, Dietmar Tech and wife Peggy, daughters; Ute Canavan and husband William, Rita Burfitt and husband Steven. She was the cherished grandmother of David Canavan and wife Cynthia, Tamara Haynie and husband Mark, Kathryn Rockwood and husband Kevin, and Kristoffer Burfitt. Also surviving are five great-grandchildren.

Friends and relatives may pay their respects on Sunday, April 24, 2016, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main Street Chatham, NJ 07928. A funeral service will be 11:00 am on Monday, April 25, 2016 at the funeral home. An interment will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to a charity of choice in Ilsedore’s name. For more information or to send a condolence, go to

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