PERU, Ill. — Frances M. Wawrzyniak Pacetti, 89, died on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at her home.
Funeral services will be private at Mueller Funeral Home, Peru, Ill. The Rev. Harold Datzman, OSB, will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, La Salle, Ill.
Mrs. Pacetti was born April 29, 1924, in Peru, Ill., to Walter J. and Josephine Strozewski Wawrzyniak. She married Dustin F. Pacetti on Sept. 15, 1945, in St. Hyacinth Catholic Church, La Salle, Ill.
She attended Brown Business School and was employed at Westclox in Peru, Ill., for 16 years. Her work included packing ammunition for troops during World War II. She was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Peru, Ill.
She is survived by a daughter, Diane Pacetti, of Lima; two sons, Danny J. (Wendy) Pacetti, of Peru, Ill., and Mark A. Pacetti, of Peru, Ill.; and four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, who died Jan. 19, 2001.
Memorials may be directed to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1925 Fifth St., Peru, IL 61354.