Lois G. Heffren

Lois G. Heffren, 91, of Lewistown passed away at 6:29 AM Tuesday May 25 at Graham Hospital in Canton. She was born April 8, 1930 at Canton the daughter of Everett and Florence (Calendar) Main. She married John J. Heffren on August 5, 1948 at Peoria. He died January 10, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one son, John Eugene Heffren, one daughter, Janice Towery, one sister, Charlotte Fleming, and two grandsons, Brian Towery and Harrison Joplin. Surviving are one son, Edward (Kathy) Heffren of Lewistown, two grandsons, Jeff (Jackie) Heffren of East Peoria, and Chad (Kari) Heffren of Crawfordsville, FL; two granddaughters, Lori (Dan) Scott of Schaumburg, and Amber (Mike) Joplin of Wendell, NC; and ten great grandchildren. Lois was a homemaker and farm wife most of her life. She later worked as a real estate broker in Lewistown for twelve years. Lois was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lewistown. She enjoyed camping with her husband and traveling to Florida. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family. A graveside service followed by burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday May 28 in Waterford Cemetery at rural Lewistown with Father David Whiteside officiating. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to Lewistown Fire & Rescue Squad at P.O. Box 311 Lewistown, IL 61542. Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be made at henrylange.com.

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