Thursday, August 10, 2006

Leona Fitzgerald, 65, of Wheaton, died Aug. 2, 2006, at her home.

She was born Jan. 26, 1941, in Aurora, the daughter of Clarence and Vida Baker Watkins. She worked in the office of a horse racing track in Stockton, Calif.

He husband, Harry Fitzgerald, preceded her in death.

Survivors include: two sons, Michael Watkins, of Purdy, and David Fitzgerald, of Stockton, Calif.; two daughters, Lisa Fitzgerald, of Stockton, Calif., and Mary Childery, of Ocadia, Calif.; two brothers, Loyd Watkins, of Aurora, and Kenneth Watkins, of Wentworth; two sisters, Peggy Newman, of Wheaton, and Emma Bailey, of Stockton, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Freddie; and one sister, Betty Garbarino.

No services are planned. Arrangements were under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora.