Barentine, William F. "Bill" Age 95, a resident of Naperville for the past 21 years and formerly of West Springfield, MA, passed away peacefully at his home on November 28, 2010. He was born August 3, 1915 in Cabot, AK. Mr. Barentine was a retired Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. Following his retirement, he worked at the school department for the town of West Springfield. He was a member of Compass Evangelical Free Church in Naperville. He is survived by his sweetheart/wife of 59 years, Elizabeth I. "Bette" nee Lesure; one son, Ralph S. (Cindi) Barentine; three grandchildren, Todd (fiancée Chantal), Matthew and Andrew Barentine, all of Naperville; his beloved sister, F. Marie Barentine, of North Little Rock, AK; his sister-in-laws, Helen Lesure and Beverly (Adams) Lopuk and his dear nieces and nephew. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 10:30 am at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home, 516 S. Washington St., Naperville. Interment, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL with full military honors. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 1 from 3:00 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials in Mr. Barentine's name may be made to Air Force Aid Society, Inc., 241 18th Street South, Suite 202, Arlington, VA 22202. www.afas.org. 630.355.0264. Info: 630.355.0264 or www.beidelmankunschfh.com
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Published in Naperville Sun from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2010