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Obituaries

Lucille E. Toms

Lucille E. Toms, 94, of Forreston, died on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

She was born on Dec. 1, 1924 in Forreston, the daughter of Edward and Hattie (Johnson) Rademaker.

Lucille married Maurice Toms on Sept. 21, 1949 in Forreston. He died on Sept. 13, 1997.

She was a member of First Methodist Church in Forreston, where she was active in the United Methodist Women and teaching Sunday School and Bible School for more than 60 years.

She enjoyed needlework and sewing, Sunday drives, and visiting family.

Lucille is survived by her two sons, Kenneth (Mary) Toms, of Forreston, and Richard (Denise) Toms, of Mt. Morris; four grandchildren, Keith (Stephanie Tucker) Toms, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Cyrus Toms, of Mt. Morris, Amanda (Chris) Sixta, of Kansas City, Kansas, and Mark Toms, of Forreston; great-granddaughter, Artemis Sixta; and special friend, Clara Lacher.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and her brother, Delbert Rademaker.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 12 p.m. at First Methodist Church in Forreston.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport.

A memorial has been established for First Methodist Church in Forreston. Visit www.burketubbs.com to share memories of Lucille.

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