Phyllis Anne Gilmer, age 75, of Wonder Lake, died Friday, December 19, 2008 at her home.
She was born February 28, 1933 in Chicago to William and Rose Bates.
She was a 30 year resident of Waukegan before moving to Wonder Lake in August of 1995. Phyllis was an inspector at Abbott Labs in North Chicago for 28 years.
She was very faithful to her religion and church. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church and former member of their choir. Phyllis enjoyed making rosaries for the missions.
Survivors include two children, Gail (Henry) Robison of Richmond, Glen (Terri) Gilmer of Wonder Lake; five grandchildren, Adam Robison and Jennifer Robison both of Richmond, Ashley Gilmer, Glen Gilmer Jr., Michael Gilmer all of Wonder Lake; and two brothers, Ray Bates of Wonder Lake and George (Rose) Bates of Chicago.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and four sisters.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, December 22, 2008 at Justen’s Wonder Lake Funeral Home, 7611 Hancock Drive, Wonder Lake, Il 60097.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 23, 2008 at Christ The King Church, 5006 E. Wonder Lake Road, Wonder Lake, Il 60097.
Interment will be in St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to Christ The King Church.
For information call the funeral home at 815-728-0233. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com