LAKE IN THE HILLS – Paula M. Wolek, 71, of Lake in the Hills, born Oct. 23, 1941, in Toledo, Ohio, to John and Marie (Sterling) Robson, passed away peacefully to the care of Our Lord on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Pepper Family Hospice in Barrington, surrounded by her loving family.
Paula is survived by her husband of 30 years, Richard W. Wolek; children, James Long and Bobbi Long; stepchildren, Kathleen (Keith) Chantrey and Tom (Sheri) Wolek; granddaughter, Kaitlyn Chantrey; sister, Susie (Chuck) Hiles; brothers, Clare, Harry, Tom and Gene Conrad; mother- and father-in-law, Richard T. and Florence Wolek; brothers-in-law, Ken (Sue) and Brian (Kristi) Wolek; and sisters-in-law, Nancy (Ray) Mills, Brenda (Ron) (Long) Liwo, Colleen (Joe) Morganstern; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother USMC Master Gunnery Sgt. Jerry Robson.
Paula (aka The Queen) was an excellent cook, photographer, genealogy researcher, crafter and extremely loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed dearly.
Paula was a Christian woman who had very strong beliefs and was a friend of Bill W. for 32 years.
The visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the funeral service at 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 149 W. Main St., Barrington.
Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Foundation of Northeastern Illinois, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.
The omission of flowers is requested.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.davenportfamily.com.
For information, call the funeral home at 847-381-3411.