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Bobbie Antonacci Passes Away

Roberta "Bobbie" Ann Antonacci, 79, died at 6:58 p.m. on Sunday September 29, 2013 at her home. 

Bobbie was born on May 20, 1934 in Springfield. She married Pasquale "Patrick" Antonacci on October 27, 1956 in Springfield; he preceded her in death on March 27, 2007. 

Bobbie was a graduate of Ursuline Academy and then worked for Cilco. She then became a stay at home mom who was the epitome of a wife and mother. Bobbie was very active in the Midwest Charity Horse Show and loved all animals. Above all she enjoyed entertaining and spending time with family and friends. 

She was also preceded in death by her mother, Alberta Rachford.

She is survived by three sons, Kurt Antonacci of Riverton, Paul (wife, Melissa) Antonacci and David Antonacci, both of Springfield; one daughter, Alicia (husband, Joe) Wohler of Greenview; eight grandchildren, Augie, Emma, Arianna, Tessa, Agnese, Henry, Alberto and Annetta; several cousins. 

Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to visitation. 

Memorial Gathering: Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6Th St. Springfield. Memorial gathering will begin with a prayer service starting at 5:00 p.m.

Memorial Mass: 3:00 p.m. on Friday October 4, 2013, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 1725 S. Walnut St., Springfield, with Rev. Jeff Grant celebrant. Private burial will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midwest Charity Horse Show, P.O. Box 9828, Springfield, IL 62791 (please note in the memo line Camp Coco). - See more at:

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