The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

November 27, 2012

Lillian B. Bobrosky


DANVILLE — Lillian B. Bobrosky, 87, of Danville, passed away at 4:58 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.

She was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Chicago, the daughter of Albert and Lillian (Zimmerman) James.

She married Julius Bobrosky on Aug. 28, 1946, in Tilton.

She is survived by one son, Vincent (Marie) Bobrosky of Normal; one daughter, Victoria (Robin) Baker of Oakwood; three grandchildren, Elizabeth (Erik) Hillier of Waukesha, Wis., Carrie (Scott) Helling of Cleveland, Ohio, Christopher Bobrosky of Normal; and one great-grandchild, Lukas Hillier.

Lillian was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Richard and Albert Bobrosky; and one sister at birth.

Lillian loved genealogy, crocheting, baking cookies, collecting historical postcards and three-fold paper fans. She was a member of the Illiana Genealogy Society and the Vermilion County Museum.

A celebration of Lillian’s life will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Sunset’s Oakwood Chapel, with the Rev. Bobby Samuel officiating. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery.

Memorials can be made in Lillian’s name to the American Cancer Society.

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