|Birth: ||Nov. 5, 1924|
|Death: ||Jun. 6, 2009|
From the June 9, 2009 edition of the Dubuque Telegraph Herald
ELIZABETH, Ill. -- Ilene Rose Hill, 84, of Elizabeth, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2009, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 13, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Noel Jacob as celebrant. Burial of the cremated remains will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Elizabeth. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 12, at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Elizabeth, where there will be a rosary service at 7 p.m.
She was born on Nov. 5, 1924, in Elizabeth Township, Jo Daviess County, daughter of Phillip and Rosena (Saam) Altfillisch. She attended Scales Mound High School and graduated with the Class of 1943.
She married Donald Francis Hill on Aug. 26, 1974, and became a farm wife. She enjoyed driving the tractors and the farming. She also loved the animals, especially the horses.
Ilene worked at the Ben Franklin Store in Galena for 19 years. She was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Elizabeth for many years.
She cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She will be dearly missed by her husband, Donald; her son, Larry Edward (Pam) Roberts, of Lena; five grandchildren, Tina (Jeff) Abott, Amy Roberts, Michele (Glen) Scharpf, Todd (Monica) Sanders and Rebecca Sanders; 12 great-grandchildren, Jessica, Blake, Bruce, Katherine, Lucas and Travis Scharpf, Ashley Kennedy, Jesse James Jones, Ava Abbott, Nevaeh Roberts, Makayla and Mylee Sanders; five great-great-grandchildren, Makayla, Jake, Jazmine and Alexis Scharpf and Ayden Furlong; a brother, Sylvester Altfillisch, of Wisconsin; six sisters-in-law, Geneva (Carl) Lantau, of Savanna, Rose Mary Hellstern, of Woodstock, Elmeda Bohnsack, of Elizabeth, Ilene (Joe) Lamm, of Stockton, Barbara (Tom) Fitzsimmons, of Modesto, Calif., and Delores Jakubek, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and a brother-in-law, James Everts, of Madison, Wis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clinton; daughter, Suzanne Jean (Roberts) Sanders; three brothers, Charlie, in infancy, Melvin and Cleland; and a sister-in-law, Ema Lou Altfillisch.
Saint Marys Cemetery
Jo Daviess County
Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Record added: Jun 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38113155