Anita K. Ilich, 72, of Plainfield, passed away April 1, 2019. She was born November 14, 1946 to the late William and Phyllis (Nigh) James in Shelbyville, IN. She was a 1965 graduate of Shelbyville High School. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Indiana University in 1969. She worked at Hendricks Regional Heath in a variety of positions for 38 years retiring in 2011. Anita is survived by a daughter, Shannon M. (Scott) Fields; and two grandchildren, Conner and Mattison Fields. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Ilich; two brothers, Larry and Richard James; and a sister Elaine James. There will be a private family memorial service. Donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements by Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield.