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Yvonne "Edie G" Gilchrese

Springfield, Illinois

Nov 11, 1952 – Nov 30, 2021 (Age 69)


November 11, 1952
November 30, 2021
Springfield, Illinois


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Ruby Funeral Services & Chapel, Inc. - Springfield Obituary

Yvonne Gilchrese "Edie G" 69, departed this life on Tuesday November 30, 2021 in Springfield, Illinois. She was born on November 11, 1952, in Alton, Illinois, the daughter of Nellie Gilchrese and Charles Gilchrese.

Yvonne retired from the Illinois Secretary of State Office in 2008.

She was preceded in death by her companion; Artis Brown; her

sisters; Sheila Martin, Mary Ann Williams, and Nancy McCulley; and brother; Randy Gilchrese.

She leaves to cherish her memories; her sons; Troy E. Powers(Shawna) of Springfield, Illinois and Travis L. Gilchrese (Tammy) of Springfield, Illinois, brothers; Charles Gilchrese of Springfield, Illinois, Ronnie Gilchrese (Sheila) of Alton, Illinois, Mark Gilchrese(Linda) of Springfield, Illinois     and Vincent Gilchrese of Springfield, Illinois, sisters; Charlotte Gilchrese of Chicago, Illinois, Rosalee Gilchrese, Margaret Rawls, Priscilla Gilchrese, and Sandra Gilchrese all of Springfield,Illinois, three grandchildren, Troy Powers, Jr. James Powers and Dajere Coulter and Special niece; Britney Gilchrese , and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, bonus grandchildren and friends. 


Funeral Services Tuesday December 7, 2021



Ruby Funeral Services & Crematories

1520 East Washington Street

Springfield, IL 62703

Pastor T. Ray McJunkins Officiating





CDC guidelines will be followed



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Sending my heartfelt condolences to the family!!!

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
The Gilbert/Burris family.

Mark, We are so sorry to read about your sister. Our sincere condolences to your entire family. May she rest in peace.

We miss you so much down here Mom. You were such a sweet Mother-in-Law, Mom, Sister, Grandma and Friend to all that knew you. Life will never be the same. May you rest in peace. Love Always.

Travis I am sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. We worked together for awhile at Cordone Medical Records. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Sorry to hear of your loss. May God be with the family during this difficult time. We send our condolences

My condolences to the family.

My Dearest friend , I will always remember your sweet smile. I always knew I had a good friend when you were around. I know you are with our God now . I remember how much you loved your Son's and your Sister Margaret .One day I will see you again my friend ❤

Yvonne was the most friendly Lady I have ever met. She worked at the daycare my son was attending over 30 years ago and always had the brightest smile for our family when we would see her around town. May she rest in heavenly peace.