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Lucille Foreman

August 3, 2018

Lucille E. Foreman, 93, of Watseka, peacefully entered heaven Tuesday (July 31, 2018).

She was born Jan. 27, 1925, in Vermont, Ill., the daughter of Ada (Harmon) Miner and Henry Earl “Buck” Miner.

Lucille was united in marriage to Lester W. Foreman Sept. 29, 1945, in Sheldon. They remained happily married for 57 years until his passing Jan. 20, 2003.

She helped farm with her husband. Lucille enjoyed gardening with her mother-in-law, Alma Foreman, reading, making afghans for family members, traveling and spending time all her Scottish terriers. She also enjoyed playing many games of Uno with her caregiver, Patty, and going out to lunch. She was a member of the Fun Club and enjoyed the meetings and birthday breakfasts. Lucille also was a member of the First Christian Church of Watseka and attended the Pittwood Christian Church for many years.

Surviving are her two sons, Denny (Debby) Foreman, of Watseka, and Terry Foreman, of Los Angeles, Calif.; daughter, Kathy (Michael) Caplis, of Glenview; grandchildren, Drew (Jodi) Foreman, of Peoria, and Sara Foreman, of Watseka; and great-granddaughter, Blakely Foreman, of Peoria.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 3, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral services will be private with interment in Prairie Dell Cemetery in Iroquois.

Memorials may be made to the Iroquois Resident Home in Watseka or Prairie State Christian Service Camp in Watseka. Flowers will be donated to the Iroquois Resident Home.

Please sign her online guestbook at baierfuneralhome.com.

(Pd)

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