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Alice Louise Hallam

Alice “Louise” Hallam 95 of Streator passed into her eternal life with her Lord and Savior Jesus on Thursday afternoon (April 7th) at Heritage Health in Streator, Illinois.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 9:30 to 11 am with funeral services at 11 am at Central Church of Christ, 2001 East Main St. in Streator with Dr. Rory Christensen officiating. Burial will be at Phillips Cemetery.

The Winterrowd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She was born to Archibald and Rosa (Black) Holt on August 6th 1920. She was the third of 11 siblings, all of which preceded   her in death. Her sisters were Dorothy (Frank) Shriver, Mary (Logan) Sliker, Deloris Bales, Edith (Elton) Norris, Dixie (Ted) Hallowell, Brothers Victor (Mary) Holt, Carl (Bernice) Holt, William (Lola) Holt, Ralph (Joann) Holt, and Clifford (Emily) Holt.

She was the wife of Raleigh Hallam who preceded her in death in 1974. She was a homemaker for most of her life and raised her children: daughters Bonna, Jean (Edward) Iverson and Glenda Piacenti of Porter, Texas, Sons Ronald “Bud” (Betty) Hallam of Dallas City, Illinois, and Thomas (Diane) Hallam of Streator. She has 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 8 great- great -grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her daughters Bonna (Clifford) Holt and Jean Iverson and son in law Edward Iverson.

She worked at JG Vending and in the kitchen of ST. Mary’s Hospital. She loved children and served in the nursery of Central Church of Christ for many years. She was a member of the Win-A-Couple Sunday School class at her church.  She enjoyed crocheting, making hundreds if not thousands of beautiful, intricate projects.

Memorials may be made to Central Church of Christ.

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Thinking of grandma today and missing her so badly. We sure loved her and appreciate her life and love and the precious memories.

Tammy Perkins Jun 28 2021 12:00 AM

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My Condolences for the loss in your family. For the most part, she had a long and blessed life. Louise (and Jean) gave me so many good tips for crochet, and for selling items. I have missed their booth at the high school Craft Show these last few years, but I make projects for other fundraisers.

Diane Wiman Apr 9 2016 12:00 AM

You will be missed Aunt Louise .love Rose Rhoads, Bev Kovach & Michael Bailes (Delores Bailes children).

Michael A Bailes Apr 9 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss and though you miss her you are rejoicing she made it home. You have more to go to heaven for. Hold the banner high and don't give up.

Roberta DeOrnellis Apr 8 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family during this time.

John Paul and Kaye Weaver (Carnegie, OK) Apr 8 2016 12:00 AM