Faye Hansen

WILMINGTON—Faye Hansen, 83, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 with loving family by her side.
Born at home in Wilmington on Oct. 25, 1935, Faye Ann was a daughter of Melvin A. and Josephine E. (Swartz) Friddle. She was raised and educated in Wilmington and went on to marry Ellsworth K. Hansen.
Faye worked at Hansen’s Confectionery and later became one of the first employees of Precision Components in Wilmington, where she retired from after more than 25 years. Following her retirement, Faye enjoyed working at Courtyard Candles.
Faye began bowling at the age of 16, and continued to bowl her entire life. She was a member of the Joliet Area Women’s Bowling Association, and was proud to be a fan of both the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bears. Faye loved cardinals, and enjoyed bird watching. She also took pleasure in playing cards and crafting. No hobby was greater than family, and she leaves behind a priceless collection of memories to those who were near and dear to her.
Survivors include her children: Greg (Cathy) Hansen and Cindy Friddle, both of Wilmington; Kim (Tim) Mitchell, of Braidwood and Dawn (Marvin) Norris, of Wilmington; seven grandchildren: Tim Hansen, Gregory Hansen Jr. and Shanon Friddle, of Wilmington; Brandon Bormet (Katie Faletti), of Goose Lake; Breanne Bormet, of Braidwood; Tim Jr. (Kaelie) Mitchell, of Joliet and Khrista (Adam) Boyd, of Coal City; eight great-grandchildren: Tim Welker Jr., Dylan Welker, Mackenzie Welker, Madison Boravicka, Kylee Boyd, Payten Boyd, Kyndra Cox and Haley Cox; siblings: Melva Jo McCarville, of Wilmington; Don (JoAnn) Friddle, of Tennessee; Chuck (Joyce) Friddle, of Florida; Kathy Friddle and Karen Friddle, both of Wilmington and Mary Hairald, of Dwight; one sister-in-law, Jan Laffoon, of Bristol, IN; numerous nieces and nephews including her special niece, Joleena Harrod, and countless friends, as well as her lifelong friend, Ruth Buchanan.
Faye was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ellsworth (1974); son-in-law, Francis Friddle (1999); grandson, Brian Bormet (2005) and brother, Dale Friddle (2007).
The family will receive friends for a visitation on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m. at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E. Kahler Rd. in Wilmington.
Funeral services will follow Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Roy Backus officiating. Burial will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood at 1 p.m..
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Faye’s memory to her family for distribution to local charities of their choosing.
Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Faye’s memorial page online by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com/notices/Faye-Hansen.
Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.