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Dorene Mae Wakeley

Published: Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Dorene Mae Wakeley

DIXON – Dorene Mae Wakeley, 82, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Dixon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was a bookkeeper for Stouffer’s One Stop Farm Shop for many years.

Dorene was born on Nov. 3, 1931, in Oregon, the daughter of Leroy and Sadie (Kinn) Slick. She married Gerald A. Wakeley of Feb. 10, 1952, in Dixon. He preceded her in death on May 24, 2013.

She is survived by one son, Lance Wakeley of Dixon; one daughter, Lynne Wakeley of Dixon; one sister, Adrienne Slick of Indiana; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents and two sons, Scott and Randy Wakeley.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. John Kalebaugh, of The Refuge Church in Amboy, officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon.

A memorial has been established.

Visit prestonschillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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