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FAYE LOUISE FINLEY, 86 ROSCOE - Faye Louise Finley, 86, passed away from natural causes at 2:40 p.m. December 14, 2013, while at the Provena St. Anne Nursing Home in Rockford, IL. She was born on February 15, 1927, in Beloit, WI to Ernst and Elisabeth (Hendrickson) Gensrich; married R. Stephen Finley. Faye's artistic talent in painting won her numerous awards, exhibiting throughout the Midwest. As a cake decorating teacher she was an inspiration for aspiring bakers. Her hobbies included crafts, sewing, camping, fishing and a mean game of Scrabble with her husband. Mom regarded herself as a dancer and looked forward to the Friday night dances at the clubhouse in Florida where she danced the night away with many close friends. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Steve Finley of Roscoe, IL; her sister, Catherine McMahon; her surviving four children, Judith (Earl) Farmer, Stephen (Fran) Finley, Timothy (Lynn) Finley and Laureen (Doug) Thomas; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013, with a visitation from 2 p.m. until service time in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Roscoe Chapel, 11342 Main Street, Roscoe, IL. In lieu of flowers, a memorial gift in Faye's name can be made to the or the and will be accepted at the funeral home. To share a memory or express condolences, visit honquestfh.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Dec. 18 to Dec. 19, 2013
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