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Lorraine F. Matulevich

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Lorraine F. Matulevich, 81, of Springfield, died at 11:50 a.m. on Friday, June 20, 2014, at St. John's Hospice.

Lorraine was born April 17, 1933, in Springfield to Joseph and Anna Penney Loeser. She married Bernard A. Matulevich on Feb. 17, 1973, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 29, 2008.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and four brothers: Louis Loeser, Stuart Loeser, Howard Loeser and James Loeser.

She is survived by her sons, Don (Stacy) Matulevich of Sherman and Bernard (Gail) Matulevich of Virginia; daughter, Sue (John) Shaw of Springfield; six grandchildren: John (Andrea) Shaw, Debra (Mike) Long, Jodie (Joe) Foley, Jordan Matulevich, Jared (Elyse) Matulevich and Michael Matulevich; three great-grandchildren: J.T. Shaw, Hunter Foster and Christopher Matulevich; one sister, Rita Broeker of Springfield; two brothers, Edgar C. Loeser and Allen (Carol) Loeser, both of Springfield; several nieces, nephews and cousins, and her dog, Dolly.

Lorraine was a member of St. Aloysius Church. She was employed at Pease's Candy and was a grocery checker, but she primarily was a homemaker. She was a life member of the VFW Auxiliary #755 and enjoyed playing Bunco, going to the boat and playing Bingo.

Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home with Deacon Ben Hoefler officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.

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Published in Print in The State Journal-Register on June 24, 2014
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