Pamela “Pam” Aebly, 74, faithful wife of Donald and loving mother of four girls, was welcomed into the arms of her Savior on Sept. 5, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on Jan. 21, 1948, in Dixon, the daughter of Everett and Marjorie (Davison) Radke. Pam met Don at White Pines Roller Rink and they were married on Dec. 26, 1964, at the Foursquare Church in Dixon. Together they raised four daughters; Marjorie (Jon) Wildman of Grand Detour, Tammy (Todd) Moser of Oregon, Trina (Kevin) Strock of Sterling, and Melissa (Todd) Ost of Rochelle.
Pam was a dedicated and proud grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 6. She tirelessly served all of her grandchildren; pouring out her love, faith, and values on each one. Pam will be cherished and remembered by her grandchildren; Derek Wildman of Grand Detour, Wesley (Kayla) Wildman of Loves Park, Whitney Wildman of Minneapolis, Minn., Rachel Moser of Fort Worth, Texas, Jessica Moser of Oregon, Elizabeth Strock of Johnston, Iowa, Kerry (Roderick) Munson of Kittery, Maine, Ashlee and Lauren Strock of Sterling, Kaitlynn, Madison, and Jacob Ost of Rochelle; great-grandchildren: Jazzell, Jayella Jettson, Zion, Elowen and another baby boy due in October.
She is also survived by her sister, Peg Sneek of Polo; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Bev Kump and Leon Palmer of Mt. Morris; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Wayne Pierce; brother-in-law, Alvin Aebly; and nephew John Aebly.
Pam was active in church ministry by leading youth groups, teaching Sunday School, serving as the Sunday School Superintendent, and volunteering in various aspects of the church. She also enjoyed designing floral arrangements, creating crafts, and was a terrific baker and cook.
She attended Open Bible Church in Polo. She was a woman of faith who shared her beliefs in Jesus with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
A visitation was from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home with Pastor Luke Schier from Open Bible in Polo, officiating. Burial will be immediately following at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon. Memorials may be directed to Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon.
A mother like her is rare; one that's generous, caring, and devoted. A mother like her is what everyone needs; full of smiles, love, and laughter. Nothing can replace her, but Heaven is blessed to have her there. We trust in the promise that we will all be together soon.
Arrangements were completed by Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon.
Condolences may be sent to www.prestonschilling.com.