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Gwen Schill
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Obituary for Gwen Schill

Gwen Schill, 77, Lake Summerset, IL died peacefully at 8:55 a.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2018 in her home.

Born December 16, 1940, in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert and Elizabeth (Morey) Hinkamp. Married Ken Schill in Berkley, IL on October 20, 1962. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Durand, IL. She was involved in various clubs, organizations and committees at Lake Summerset and cherished her friendships.

Survivors include sons Tom (Sylvie), Dan and Larry (Sharon) Schill; daughters Tammy (Joe) Messlein and Tracy (Carl) Celestino; seven grandchildren Brad, Samm, Alexia, Madeline, Zach, Morgan and Ben; one niece and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, granddaughter Calypso and sister Marsha.

Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 8, 2018 in St. Mary Catholic Church, 602 W Main Street, Durand, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded. Final resting place will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Durand, IL. Visitation will be held at McCorkle Funeral Home-Durand Chapel, 101 W Main Street, Durand, IL from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., Saturday prior to mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Boys Town Nebraska, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010 or Make-A-Wish Illinois, 640 N LaSalle Drive, Suite 280, Chicago, IL 60654

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Memorial Visitation




9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Durand Chapel

101 W. Main St.
Durand, IL 61024

Memorial Mass




10:30 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church

602 W Main Street
Durand, IL 61024

Cemetery Details


St. Mary Catholic Cemetery

Durand Road
Durand, IL 61024


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