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Kristine S. Lanier

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Kristine S. Lanier Kristine S. Lanier, age 48, of Pingree Grove, Illinois, passed away Saturday morning, April 12, 2014 in Elgin after a courageous 10 year battle with cancer and Parkinson's disease. She was the daughter of Jim and Marian (Pawlowski) Lanier. Kristine graduated from Morris Community High School in 1984, and had a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and Purdue University. After college, she worked as a Systems Engineer at Coleman Research and SAIC in Virginia and Tellabs in Chicago, then as a technical writer/project leader at Northrop Grumman in Rolling Meadows. Her hobbies included painting and writing. She is survived by her twin sister, Julie Lanier of Pingree Grove; brother, Bob of Elgin; and sister, Peggy (Ron) Fleetwood of Channahon. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Steve of Morris and James of San Francisco; sister, Sherry (Bill) Rath of Coal City. She will be dearly missed. Graveside services for the family were held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Morris with Rev. Edward J. Howe, CR officiating. Fruland Funeral Home, 121 W. Jefferson St. in Morris is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call the funeral home at 815-942-0700 or sign the private online guestbook at www.frulandfuneralhome.com

Published in Morris Herald-News on Apr. 15, 2014
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