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Gretchen Ione Gadbois

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 8:56 a.m. CDT

ESSEX, Ill. — Mrs. Gretchen Ione (Warren) Gadbois, 82, a lifelong resident of Essex, Ill., passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Our Lady of Victory in Bourbonnais, Ill.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 7, from the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes Ltd., Braidwood Chapel, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood, leaving at 10:30 a.m. and proceeding to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood for committal services at 11 a.m.

Immediately following will be a fellowship memorial gathering at Ray’s Ranch House in Essex for all family and friends, including those unable to attend services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in her name may be directed to the Essex United Methodist Church.

For more information and to sign her online guestbook, please log on to Contact R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes Ltd. by phone at (815) 458-2336.

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