Lucile Post

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WASHINGTON - Mary Lucile Post, 98, of Washington passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Washington Christian Village.

She was a beloved mother and grandmother.

Lucile was born July 30, 1915, in Lewistown, Ill., to John L. and Mary (Harn) Taylor. She married Paul G. Post on June 29, 1935, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. He preceded her in death in 1999.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Irene Keime; and an infant brother, Lucien.

Most people knew her as Lucile.

Surviving are her three children, Bonnie (Orville) Voelkel of San Antonio, Texas, Linda Dyer of Washington and Jerry (Brenda) Post of Bluffton, S.C.; eight grandchildren, Daniel Hieronymus, David Hieronymus, Douglas Hieronymus, Diane Hieronymus Amberson, Elaine Kinsinger Bishop, John Kinsinger, Cris Post and Chad Post; 21 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Lucile was a member of Washington Christian Church, where she was active and helped lead lessons in the Loyal Circle class and later the Christian Sisters class.

She was a receptionist at Eureka College for many years and later became a real estate consultant.

Lucile will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was soft-spoken and lived her faith.

The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to the staff of Moehle Supportive Living and Washington Christian Village Nursing Home for their caring assistance to her.

Visitation will be held at Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Washington Christian Church on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to services. Pastor Jeff Browning will officiate. Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery in Washington.

Memorials may be made to Washington Christian Church or Shriner's Hospital for Children.

Online condolences to the family may be given at

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20 Valley Forge Road Washington, IL 61571
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Published in Peoria Journal Star on Feb. 9, 2014
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