Lucille B. Ondrey, 92 of Streator passed away Thursday afternoon (November 5th) at St. Mary’s Hospital.
A visitation will be held Wednesday (Nov. 11th) from 10 AM until 12noon at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday (Nov. 11th) at 12noon at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons;
Lucille was born on April 14, 1923 in Herrin, IL to Oscar and Iva (Weaver) Ewing. She married Arley Carroll in 1944 and he passed away on April 22, 1966. She later married John E. Ondrey in 1972 and he passed away on September 22, 1982.
Surviving are children; Don (Vicki) Carroll of Covington, GA, Pat (Gene) Smith of Dana, Darlene (Raymond) Glynn of Peru, Roger (Karen) Carroll of Carrier, MS and Susie (Darrel) Kiest of Arlington, 19 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren, long time companion Raymond Byrd of Streator and sister; Sylvia Davis of Dayton.
Lucille is preceded in death by her parents, husbands, 1 grandson, 5 sisters and 5 brothers.
She was a welder during WWII at the Seneca Ship Yards which she was very proud of and she also enjoyed growing flowers and taking care of her garden. Lucille was very active in her earlier years with the Salvation Army.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army.