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Olivia S. "Ollie" Gilmore


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Olivia S. "Ollie" Gilmore Obituary
Born: April 16, 1923
Died: March 25, 2014

ST. CHARLES – Olivia S. "Ollie" Gilmore, 90, of St. Charles, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, March 25, 2014, at her home. She was born April 16, 1923, the daughter of Leo and Margaret Pauling.

Ollie grew up near Cloverdale, Ill., where she attended St. Isidore's Catholic School. She married Clarence (Jake) Gilmore on April 16, 1942. A year later, they welcomed their first son and soon moved to a farm west of St. Charles. It was here she raised their family and enjoyed hosting many family get-togethers. In 1976, they moved to a house that Jake built a mile down the road. She always loved having children around her, as each summer her grandchildren would get a few days of quality time with their grandma. She was a wonderful mom, grandma and great-grandma who will be greatly missed. She was a proud member of St. Patrick Catholic Church for almost 70 years.

She is survived by seven children, Gary (Jane) Gilmore of Elgin, John (Louise) Gilmore of Rockton, Donna Kane of Aurora, Steven (Leslie) Gilmore of Trego, Wis., Gail (Andrew) Frasz of Geneva, Lori (William) Poczekaj of Maple Park and Scott (Jennifer) Gilmore of St. Charles; 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Corrine and Betty Pauling; brother-in-law Roger (Renie) Seddon; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Clarence; daughter Janice Gilmore; her parents, Leo and Margaret Pauling; brothers Orrin (Ruth), Len, Robert and Richard (Arlene) Pauling; sisters Carol Seddon and Pearl Pauling; and great-granddaughter, Peyton Jane Bero.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Downtown Church, 400 Cedar St., St. Charles. Burial will take place at 2 p.m. Monday at St. Isidore Cemetery in Bloomingdale. The visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Yurs Funeral Home in St. Charles.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in St. Charles or the .

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Published in Kane County Chronicle on Mar. 26, 2014
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