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Lillie Flaynik

August 10, 1937 — May 18, 2020

Lillie Flaynik

Lillie E. Flaynik

Age 82 of Wilmington and formerly of Joliet, passed away Monday evening,  May 18, 2020 at Salem Village.

Born August  10, 1937 in Joliet, Illinois, Lillie Ellen was a daughter of Roy M. and Bernice (nee Hendrickson) Herr.  She was raised and educated in Joliet.  Lillie worked as a CNA and held employment at the Joliet Terrace.  Lillie was fond of traveling when she could, and enjoyed spending time in her garden.

Survivors include her daughters: Ellen Beard of Coal City and Victoria Miller of Windsor, CO; seven grandchildren: Jason (Kristie) Beard, Matthew (Brittany) Beard, Amanda Pearce, Stuart (Kristina), Jessica  Miller (Kevin), Adam (Amanda) Miller, Shannon (Kevin) Rich;  12 great grandchildren with one on the way; one older sister, Grace Barnes of Ottawa whom is 88 years old; sister-in-law Judi Herr of Streator; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Lillie was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Teddi Jo; one sister, Bernice Hamilton; three brothers: Thomas Herr, John Herr, and Roy Herr.

Green flameless cremation rites have been accorded, and a celebration of life is being planned for a later date.  Inurnment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Joliet.

Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Lillie's memorial page online through social media by logging onto:

Green flameless cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)

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