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Florence L. Ayers

Published: Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

SUBLETTE – Florence L. Ayers, 84, of Sublette, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at her home.

She was born April 6, 1929, in LaSalle, to Michael and Katherine Witalka. She married Robert L. Ayers on Nov. 20, 1954, at St. Hyacinth Church in LaSalle. She was a graduate of LaSalle-Peru Township High School, and a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.

She is survived by one son, Craig (Darlene) Ayers of Compton; one daughter, Susan (Jeff) Wolf of Peru; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Jan. 14, 2008, two brothers, and one sister.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Sublette, with the Rev. Joel Lopez officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Sublette. Merritt Funeral Home in Mendota is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church or to the donor’s choice. 

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