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Loretta Walters

Published: Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 5:58 p.m. CST

WILMINGTON, Ill. — Mrs. Loretta Walters, 80, a lifelong resident of Wilmington, passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

Born Sept. 9, 1932, in Chicago, Loretta was a daughter of the late James and Lillian Bart-Setneska. Loretta married Dwight Walters on April 1, 1960, and he preceded her in death in 2001. Mrs. Walters worked mainly as a homemaker.

Survivors include three sons, Richard (Lyn) Lade of Manteno, Ill., Dwight Walters Jr. of Morris and Mike Walters of Mountainair, N.M.; one brother, James (Betty) Setneska of Selma, N.C.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Loretta was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dwight Walters Sr.; one son, Dale James Lade; one grandson, Timothy Francis Lade; one granddaughter-in-law, Christina Lade; and three great-grandchildren, Bridget Perry, Josh Perry and Jacob Francis Lade.

Private family visitation and funeral services will be held at Freitag-Reeves & Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. Deacon Don Dyer will officiate the services.

Burial will follow at Bohemian National Cemetery in Braidwood.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Loretta’s memory to Hospice of Kankakee Valley, 482 Main St. Northwest, Bourbonnais, Ill., 60914.

Friends may sign the online guest book or send private condolences to the family by logging onto

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Freitag-Reeves & Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road, Wilmington.

For more information, call the funeral home at (815) 476-2181 or visit the website

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