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Faye E. Chesley Leffelman

Published: Thursday, April 4, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST
Faye E. Chesley Leffelman

SUBLETTE – Faye E. Chesley Leffelman, 68, of Sublette, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at her home.

She was born Aug. 7, 1944, in Amboy, the daughter of William and Irma Grace (Petticrew) Laws. She married Ronald G. Chesley on Feb. 8, 1964, in Amboy. He preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1995. She married Eugene A. Leffelman on Jan. 30, 1998, in Amboy. 

Faye had been a barber with her husband, Ron, who owned and operated RC Flair barbershop in Amboy. She also had worked at Sensient Flavors in Amboy before retiring in 2007. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sublette.

She is survived by her husband, Gene; sons, Randall S. Chesley of Rochelle, Rodney K. (Jennifer) Chesley of North Aurora, and Raymond A. (Erin) Chesley of Dixon; stepchildren, Shawn (Nancy Heller) Leffelman and Scott (Amy) Leffelman, both of Sublette, Stacey (Rich) Wertz of LaSalle, and Sarah Leffelman of California; 11 grandchildren, Megan and Nathan Chesley, Samantha Chesley, Madelyn and Sydney Chesley, Whitney (Brandon) Miller, Tyler and Ryan Leffelman, Abby O’Malley, and Andy and Max Wertz; and one great-granddaughter, Emersyn Miller. She also is survived by a brother, Ronald (Sharon) Laws of Belvidere; and a sister, Lanita (John) Stiles of Dixon.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sublette. Visitation also will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday and the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Max Lasrado officiating. A luncheon will follow at the church hall. Burial of cremains, for immediate family only, will be at St. Patrick Cemetery in Amboy. Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established to Hospice of the Rock River Valley.

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