Ilene F. Duff

Ilene F. Duff, age 86 of Collinsville, IL, born January 13, 1927 in LaCrosse, WI, passed away at 1pm on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.

Ilene and her late husband, Bob, were the owners of the Collinsville Duff’s A&W Drive-in from 1953 – 1978.  She was a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church and Booster Club in Collinsville, IL and former member of the CHS Basketball Purple Pride Booster Club.  She enjoyed playing bingo, trips to the casinos, and shopping.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Bob" W. Duff whom she married September 13, 1947, and her parents, Edward and Alice nee Bruha Havlicek.

She is survived by her two sons: Gary Duff of Swansea, IL and Randy (Leslie) Duff of Collinsville, IL; a daughter, Judy (Dan) Sauve of Shiloh, IL; three grandchildren:  Cyndi and Robert Duff of Collinsville, IL and Daniel Sauve of St. Louis, MO; and a brother, James Havlicek of Black River Falls, WI.

Visitation will be 4pm to 8pm Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 North Center, Maryville, IL and on Monday, June 24, 2013 from 9:30 to 10:30 at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 207 Vandalia, Collinsville, IL.

Funeral mass will be at 10:30 am Monday, June 24, 2013 at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church with Father John Beveridge celebrant.  Private burial will be held.

Memorials may be made to the SS Peter and Paul Annual Fund, 207 Vandalia Collinsville, IL  62234 or Partners for Pets, P.O. Box 445 Troy, IL  62294.

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