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Florence E. Pedretti

Forence E. Pedretti, 79, Wonder Lake, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at the Springs at Crystal Lake.

She was born April 22, 1933, in Chicago to Victor and Mary (Ceolla) Pedretti.

She worked at Oaks Manufacturing in Crystal Lake as an assembler and eventually became a supervisor. 

She was a great cook and family caretaker.

Survivors include a sister, Geraldine (Gerald) Niemo; many nieces and nephews; many great-nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Patricia Pedretti. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; six sisters, Helen Duncan, Irma Fleming, Delores Lazalde, Ann Smialak, Rita Suberla and Victoria Smola; and two brothers, Mark and Victor.

Visitation was May 6  at Justen’s Wonder Lake Funeral Home, Wonder Lake.

The funeral Mass was May 7 at Christ the King Catholic Church, Wonder Lake.

Interment was at Christ the King Cemetery.

Memorials can be sent to Planting for Tomorrow, c/o McHenry County Conservation District, 18410 U.S. Highway 14, Woodstock, IL 60098. A $30 donation will be used to plant an oak tree in the Coral Woods Conservation Area in Marengo.

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