Barbara LaTondre

BARBARA LEE BARDELL LATONDRE, 74 PECATONICA - Barbara Lee Bardell LaTondre, 74, Pecatonica, Illinois, died at 10:33 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at home, surrounded by her family. Born March 4, 1939, in Freeport, Illinois, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lowell and Doris (Brechtel) Dorsey. Married Donald Bardell in Pecatonica, Illinois on September 23, 1955. She had been married to Donald 43 years when he died on July 4, 1997. Barbara then married Walter LaTondre in Pecatonica, Illinois on April 17, 1999. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Pecatonica. Was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Attended Leaf River schools. Survivors include husband, Walter LaTondre, Pecatonica, Illinois; daughter, Sherri (Dorin) Woods, Pecatonica, Illinois; sons, Rick (Cindy) Bardell, Winnebago, Illinois, Tim (Monica) Bardell, Ridott, Illinois and James (Joyce) LaTondre, Ellicott City, Maryland; grandchildren, Jason (Juston Roemisch) Woods, Jaime (David) Binning, Ryan Woods, Matt (Mindie) Bardell, Missy (Nathan) Trappe, Chrissy Bardell, Samantha Bardell, Adam Bardell, Joshua Bardell, Mackenzie Hoffer and Breanna LaTondre; great-grandchildren, Felicia Binning, Gabriel Binning, Kinley Trappe and Trinly Trappe; and sister, Susan (Joe) Zipprich, Fulton, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 43 years, Donald Bardell; brother, Thomas Dorsey; and special sister-in-law, Delores Bardell. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m., with a funeral mass to be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in St. Mary Catholic Church, 126 W Fifth Street, Pecatonica, Illinois, with Msgr. Robert Sweeney officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded with final resting place in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport, Illinois. Visitation will be held at McCorkle Funeral Home - Pecatonica Chapel, 203 W. Fifth Street, Pecatonica, Illinois from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday, June 24. A scripture service will be held at 7:45 p.m., Monday. Memorials have been established for , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Wounded Warriors, 230 W Monroe St., Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60606. To share a memory or send an online condolence, visit

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McCorkle Ltd Funeral Home
203 W 5Th St Pecatonica, IL 61063
(815) 239-2105

Published in Rockford Register Star from June 21 to June 22, 2013