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Obituary for Aileen A. Hammond
Aileen A. Hammond 89, of Washington formally of Pekin passed away on Sunday November 23, 2008 at Washington Christian Village. Born in Canton on December 6, 1918 to Ernest and Mary Carruthers Bettison. She married Gerald D. Hammond in Canton on July 24, 1946, he preceded her in death on November 30, 1994. Also preceding was her brother. She is survived by her daughter Jacklyn (Gary) Traw of Deer Creek and her grandchildren; Gary (Jodi) Traw of Mackinaw, Robin Semonski of Pekin and great grandchildren; Kaitlin and Jesse Semonski and Josh, Makayla and Annetta Carroll. Aileen worked as a Legal Secretary for Groen, Carmichael and Weir, retiring in 1988 and was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star. Cremation has been accorded and no services will be held. Memorials may be made to the Deer Creek Fire and Rescue P.O. Box 352 Deer Creek, Il 61733. Abts Mortuary in Pekin has been entrusted with the arrangements.