OBITUARY

Leona Marcella Vogelsang

8 February, 193110 June, 2021

PEKIN ~ Leona Marcella Vogelsang, 90, of Pekin, passed away at 1:59 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Hallmark Healthcare of Pekin.

Born February 8, 1931 in Pekin, she was the daughter of Henry and Mary (Hoerr) Vogelsang. Her parents preceded her in death. She also was preceded in death by three brothers, Henry Vogelsang, Eugene Vogelsang and Robert Vogelsang and three sisters, Florence Nolder, Betty Vogelsang and Helen Vogelsang.

Surviving are one brother, Chuck Vogelsang of Pekin; one niece, Diana (Greg) Hasler of Pekin and four nephews, Dave (Linda) Vogelsang of Belvidere, Mike (Mary) Vogelsang of Orland Park, Tom Vogelsang of Mapleton and Terry Vogelsang of Manito.

Leona was a longtime cashier and clerk at the former 14th Street Hardware in Pekin.

She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Pekin. Leona was focused on family and enjoyed spending time with her siblings. She also enjoyed traveling, especially bus trips and going to Florida on vacation.

Her graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin. The Rev. James C. McClarey will officiate. There will be no public visitation. Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, 15 June , 2021

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Linda Griffin

14 June 2021

Leona attended our church at Pentecostal lighthouse for many years. She showed such a friendship to our parents, Bill and Bessie Strange, with good memories and fun times. We have missed you Sis. Leona for so long. Rest in Peace. God's loving kindness to the family

Ellen Hallstein Denler

12 June 2021

I never knew her name, but I recognized her smile right away! She was always so friendly at the store. More importantly, she knew where everything was! Sorry for your loss. May Jesus comfort and sustain you at this time.

Bobbi Prather

11 June 2021

Leona was such a "people person". Such a contagious, hard worker, that helped everyone. God gave her wing's long ago.

Al & Carole Martin

11 June 2021

We remember Leona from her years at the 14th Street Hardware. She knew where everything was. ~Allen & Carole Martin~

Jerry Wise

10 June 2021

I worked with Leona several years ago at the Pekin K Mart. She was definitely one of the hardest working people I've ever met. Her smile, sense of humor, and positive attitude were a joy to experience. And her home was the cleanest I've seen in some time.... even the basement!! Leona, I'm thankful our paths crossed. May you rest in peace, my friend.

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