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Sylvia Ledesma
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Sylvia Ledesma

1954 - 2018

Obituary of Sylvia Ledesma

Isabel "Sylvia" Ledesma, 63, of Litchfield, passed away Sunday morning, December 23, 2018 at her residence in Litchfield, IL.

Sylvia was born on December 28, 1954 to Edmundo and Victoria (Lopez) Ledesma in Manila, Philippines. She graduated from Plymouth High School, in Plymouth, Michigan, with the class of 1973. Sylvia also received her Bachelors Degree in Art from the University of Philippines and her Masters in Management.

Sylvia worked in high tech management at NEC Electronics, Roseville, CA and Coherent Lasers in Auburn, CA. She became a citizen of the United States in 1992. Sylvia was known for her artistic talent and enjoyed camping, traveling, and loved her dogs. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Litchfield.

Sylvia is survived by her partner, Barbara Trakinat of Litchfield, IL; brother, Edmundo Ledesma; sister, Amparo Nuttall; sister, Zenaida Karr; sister, Nimfa Tolentino; sister, Elena Diaz; brother, Roberto Ledesma; sister, Josephina Pseuss, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at 10:00 am at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Litchfield. Visitation will be one hour prior to Mass. Father Dan Willenborg will be the Celebrant.

Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.