Danette M. Abel, 47, of Sycamore, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb. |
She was born Feb. 28, 1964, in Aurora, the daughter of Charles and Janice (Wilmes) Burghardt.
Danette prepared taxes at H&R Block, was a licensed customs broker and an independent food concessionaire. Danette and "Millie" were devoted to their customers and loved by many dear friends.
Danette was a loving mother, dear sister and wonderful partner. She will be dearly missed by her two daughters, Amanda Neill of Sycamore and Britani Neill of Aurora; her fiance, Timothy Nelson of Sycamore; and one brother, Todd (Robert Divine) Burghardt of Rochelle.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Burghardt; her mother, Janice Warhurst; and her grandparents, John and Hazel Burghardt.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Butala Funeral Home, with a memorial service beginning at 8 p.m.
Donations can be made to her family and "Millie" in care of the local family-owned and -operated, Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, 1405 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178.
For information, visit www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com or call 815-895-2833.