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Ellois Opal Paquette

January 8, 1917 — June 28, 2009

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Ellois Opal Paquette, age 92 formerly of Skanee, MI passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Rolling Hills Manor in Zion, IL.

She was born January 8, 1917 in Kuttawa, Kentucky daughter to the late Frank and Anna Grace (Young) Satterfield. Ellois moved to Chicago at the age of 7. She graduated from Libertyville, IL High School; and then attended Lake College, business school, in Waukegan, IL. She moved to Skanee in 1947. Ellois married Wallace "Soupy" Paquette in 1965 in Baraga. They owned and operated George's Bar in L'Anse for several years.

Ellois was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Skanee, charter member of the Eagle's Auxiliary, life member of the VFW Auxiliary, and the Happy 12 card gang. She enjoyed playing cards and reading.

She is survived by her brothers Hal (Joan) Satterfield and Gerald Satterfield of Waukegan, IL; sisters, Bonnie Jean (Frank) Niemi of Gurnee, IL Donna Volpe of Lake Forest IL, Edna Joyce (Dave) Dever of Waukegan IL, Betty (Jack) Anderson of Gurnee IL; 12 God children; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death are her husband Wallace "Soupy"; brother Reginald Satterfield; sisters Anna Mae Marcotte and Pauline Goetz; and 6 other siblings.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 3rd at 11:00 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Skanee. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Pastor Judy Mattson will officiate. Burial will be in the Skanee Cemetery. The Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse is assisting the family.

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