Agnes Salerno, 90 years young, beloved sister and aunt, went to be with our Lord on March 11, 2018. A family led memorial mass to celebrate her life will be held in her honor at 1:00 pm Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church (3850 Lourdes Drive, Decatur, Illinois). Tanzyus Logan is assisting with the arrangements.
Agnes was born in January of 1928 in Wenona, Illinois, daughter of Michael and Frances Obermiller. She graduated from Lostant Community High School, Lostant, Illinois, after which she became an administrative assistant with the Chicago Defense Supply Agency. While there she met and married the love of her life, Frank Salerno.
Agnes, an avid Illini fan, enjoyed traveling, casino trips and cooking for her family while enjoying a glass of wine.
Survivors include her sister and best friend Lucile Martin of Decatur, seven nieces and nephews.
She was preceded by her husband, Frank, parents, five brothers and two sisters.