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Celeste Painter

May 7, 1941 ~ July 12, 2020 (age 79)


Celeste “Dolly” Painter, 79, of Villa Grove, passed away at 4:32 p.m. Sunday, July 12, 2020. A private family service and burial will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Joines Funeral Home, Villa Grove, and Locust Grove Cemetery, Philo with Pastor John Kraps officiating. Online condolences may be shared atjoinesfuneralhome.com/obituary/Celeste-Painter.  

Dolly was born on May 7, 1941 in Decatur, the daughter of Ulrich and Anna Newbank McCabe. 

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Gale Painter and her son, Max (Jami) Painter and two grandsons, Andrew and Alec Painter, St. Joseph. Also surviving are her sisters Opal McCabe of Cisco and Mary (Marty) Reynolds of Sullivan, and her brothers, John McCabe of Decatur and Bill McCabe of Cisco.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Elizabeth Clifford.

Memorials may be made to the Camargo Township District Library, Villa Grove

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Funeral Service
July 15, 2020

10:00 AM
Joines Funeral Home
1375 N St Rt 130
Villa Grove, IL 61956

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