Lucille Mabel "Lucy" (Cunningham) McConnell (1917 - 2012)


OELWEIN – Lucille (Lucy) Mabel McConnell was born October 20, 1917 at Henry, Ill. the daughter of Bertha Belle VanLaningham and Alva Cunningham.
Lucille was blessed with three children: Lou Anne , Chuck, and Rhonda.
Lucille entered into her eternal rest on Wednesday, July 11 at Mercy Living Plus in Oelwein following a brief illness. She was 94 years of age.
Preceding her in death were her parents and her brother Alfred.
Survivors include her three children: Lou Anne (James) DeWoody of Laughlin, NV; Chuck (Joanna) Howell Jr. of Oelwein; and Rhonda (David Byers) Burhenn of Grinnell, IA; her brother Leonard Hunter of Independence, two sisters: Winifred (Virgil) Bateman of Winthrop and Leota Reed of Winthrop.
Memorials will be given to Hospice.
As per her wishes Lucille has been cremated and a memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 13 at the Fawcett Funeral Home in Winthrop with Pastor Dean Schlitter officiating. Friends could call from 10 until 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from July 20 to Aug. 4, 2012