Millie Frances Wolfe, age 78, of McHenry, died Monday, August 3, 2009 at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
She was born Feb. 15, 1931 in Quimby, Virginia to John William and Millie Frances (Blackwell) Wolfe.
Previously of Carpentersville, she moved to McHenry in 1981. She lived with her daughter for the past year in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin.
Millie worked at Northern Illinois Medical Center for 17 years in the Housekeeping Department, retiring at the age of 70. She was well known for her outgoing and friendly manner, and her contagious smile. She loved to visit with people, and enjoyed socializing with everyone while dining at her favorite restaurants, I-HOP and Little Chef.
Survivors include her daughter, Bonnie (Michael) Gittings of Twin Lakes, two grandsons, Patrick (Stephanie) Dolan of McHenry, and Christopher Dolan of McHenry; a sister, Nellie Kate Tyler of Cristfield, Maryland; and a sister-in-law, Ester (the late Robert) Wolfe of Rockford.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oivia Risku; two brothers and four sisters.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2009 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, at the funeral home, with the Pastor Hein officiating.
Inurnment will be private at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com.