Lucille Margaret Young, 88

Posted August 20, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Lucille Margaret Young of Washington, IL, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at ManorCare at Riverview in East Peoria, IL.

Lucille was born on May 4, 1924, in Akron, to Theodore and Henrietta Peters Lorensen.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Faith Lutheran Church in Washington, IL. Pastor John Rothfusz will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. A graveside service will be at 10 am Friday, Aug. 24, at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Lucille’s memorial website is available at where condolences may be sent to the family. Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church or to TAPS Animal Shelter, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.

Lucille married William P. Young on July 4, 1953 in Peoria, IL. He passed away on July 22, 1989, in Peoria.

She moved from Iowa to East Peoria, and was employed by Caterpillar Tractor Co. as a machine operator for 35 years, retiring in 1977. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Washington and the Caterpillar Retirees.

Surviving are her sister-in-law, Elaine Lorensen of Akron; five nephews, Dennis (Beverly) Lorensen of Lead, SD, Larry (Judy) Lorensen of Le Mars, Rick (Chris) Lorensen of Thibodaux, LA, Gary (Tina) Lorensen of Westfield, and Jeff (Julie) Lorensen of Sioux Falls; and a stepdaughter, Paula Meeks of Peoria Heights, IL. Also surviving are six great-nieces and nephews; several cousins; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a special couple, Vermeda and Duane Freiberger.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Orria Sparks; two brothers, Leslie Lorensen and Orville Lorensen; two nephews; a great niece; and a stepson, William V. Young.

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