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Obituaries

June 29, 2014

Judith A. Chantos

DANVILLE — Judith A. Chantos, 73, of Danville passed away at 5:18 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014, at her home.

She was born on July 9, 1940, in Oshkosh, Wis., the daughter of Clarence and Eleanor Sempf Behm.

She married Dr. Stephen John Chantos. He preceded her in death on April 21, 2011.

She is survived by two sons, Steve (Kyla) Chantos of Urbana, and Scott (Carrie) Chantos of Dana Point, Calif.; daughter, Ellyn (Jerrod) Chantos of Las Vegas, Nev.; a sister, Janet Meyer; a brother, Jim Behm; four grandchildren, Benjamin, Hannah, Noah and Ellaina; and nieces and nephews. She also is survived by several close friends who were very dear to her.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.

She graduated from Rush Presbyterian St. Luke Nursing School. She worked for many years at Presence hospital as a nurse, retiring as house supervisor. Judy was an avid gardener, loved stitching and liked to play her favorite card games, Solitaire and “Acey, Deucey, Treyce.” She loved spending time with her friends and working at the hospital, even after retirement.

Per her wishes, there will be no services. Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville. Memorials may be made to the Presence Cancer Center. Please join Judy’s family in sharing memories, photos, and video of her life through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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