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Jeanne Marie Lawrence

Jeanne M. (Devine) Lawrence, 92 of Streator passed away Friday evening September 25, 2020 at Heritage Health, Streator.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 11:30 AM at St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Streator.  The Winterrrowd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jeanne was born on March 25, 1928 in Ottawa to Edward J. and Catherine (Meehan) Devine.  She married Oliver Lawrence on January 29, 1949.  He preceded her in death on May 7, 2011.

Surviving are daughters; Jill Thorp of Streator and Cindy (Glenn) Brown of Joliet, grandchildren; Jayson (Chelsea) Thorp, Sheri Brown, Benjamin (Jennifer) Brown, Daniel (Jenette) Brown and Kristy (Nicholas) Wingerter and 10 great-grandchildren; Madison and Nolan Thorp, Raven Loader, Samuel, Kathryn, Matthew, Leah and Daniel Brown, Nicholas and Jacob Wingerter and a sister Maureen Wheeler of St. Louis.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Oliver, 1 great-grandson Joshua Brown and a brother in infancy.

Jeanne graduated from St. Xavier Academy currently Marquette High School and was a member of the St. Michael the Archangel Church.  She was formerly employed as a secretary and retired from American Greetings.

Memorials may be made in her name to Heritage Health Activity Fund.

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Jill, Cindy and family,

We were so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. We remember the special times we shared with her and your father. We will always remember her as being a "classy Lady"! You remain in our thoughts & prayers.

Carolyn Simko Georgene Simko

Carolyn Simko Oct 2 2020 12:00 AM

Jeanne has been in my prayers and I was sorry to read of her passing. My sympathy to all.

Carol Dixon Bengtson Sep 29 2020 12:00 AM

My sympathy to each of you with the passing of Jeanne. Jeanne & Oliver were such good friends of my parents. I will forever have the memories of the special friendship and card games the 4 of them shared. Peace and prayers to all.

Mary Jane Funke Sep 29 2020 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss. I use to work at heritage and spent a lot of time with your mom. She was a nice person

Kim Clift Sep 29 2020 12:00 AM

My sympathy and prayers to the family at the passing of Jeanne.

Carolyn J Erler Sep 28 2020 12:00 AM

Jill, So sorry to hear about your mom. Your in my prayers. Patty Long

Patty Long Sep 28 2020 12:00 AM