OBITUARY

Lorraine L. Deneen

March 24, 1912January 19, 2013
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Lorraine Deneen, 100, of Addolorata Villa, Wheeling, died on January 19, 2013. She was born in Harvard, daughter of Loretta Shields Hayden and Ben Hayden on March 24, 1912. Her marriage to Ralph Deneen of Marengo took place at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Harvard on May 17, 1939. Mr. Deneen preceded her in death on May 1, 1995. Mrs. Deneen spent several years as a secretary in Chicago, and later for her husband’s building contracting business in Marengo. She was a volunteer for a number of Marengo organizations, the Seniors of Sacred Heart Church, the Rosarians, Marengo Women’s Club, and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Belvidere for 20 years. She and Ralph were members of Bel Mar Country Club for many years. Her later years were devoted to her three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Many hours were spent with the great grandchildren, all of whom she loved very much. She spent the last 12 years as a resident of Addolorata Villa where she enjoyed many activities and she was particularly good at the Spelling Bees. Surviving are one daughter, Diane Mary (Paul) Spanier (Northbrook); three grandchildren, Mark (Carla) Spanier of Mount Prospect, Christine (Douglas) Pounders of Carol Stream, and Susan (Dan) Gavin of Winfield; seven great-grandchildren, Patrick and Nicholas Spanier, Jacob, Adam, and Luke Pounders, Nathan and Elise Gavin and her sister Grace (Don) Killeen of Harvard. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Harold and Raymond, her sisters, Gertrude, Maybelle, and Beatrice. Visitation will be from 8:30am until prayers are said at 10am on Thursday, January 24 at Marengo-Union Funeral Home, 505 E. Grant Hwy., Marengo. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 323 N. Taylor St., Marengo. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Marengo. Memorials may be made to Addolorata Villa, 555 McHenry Rd., Wheeling, IL 60090 or to Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.marengo-unionfuneralhome.com. For more information, please contact the funeral home at 815-568-8131

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, January 24, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 24, 2013
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Lorraine L. Deneen

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Jim Deneen

January 26, 2013

Dear Diane and family,
Very sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. I have many fond memories of her while I was growing up.

January 26, 2013

Diane
Please accept my sympathy on the death of your Mom
May God bless you and your family during this time.

Pat Marcy

January 23, 2013

Diane,
My deepest sympathy.
Prudy Cain Tucson,AZ

January 22, 2013

Diane,
Sorry to hear about your Mom. I used to take communion to her at Addolorata. She had a mind of her own, but she was a real lady. I enjoyed visiting with her.
Mal Burnett (Wheeling IL)

January 22, 2013

Dear Diane and family, I am very sorry to learn of your mother's death. You have been blessed to have had her in your lives for so long. Alice Hayden

Corene Frick

January 21, 2013

Dear Diane,

It is always difficult when you lose your mother, no matter how old or infirm they become. You have been a wonderful caregiver for your mom and I am sure she appreciated all you did for her over the years.

I shall keep you and your mother in my thoughts and prayers.

Love, Corene

Betty & Woody Hansmann

January 21, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Dick & Eloise Neidhardt

January 21, 2013

Our sincerest sympathy to you Diane and your family. You showed your Mom such love with your visits and tender care and loving concern. She enjoyed a wonderful long life and now is once again united with your Dad. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Susanne Meyer

January 21, 2013

To all members of the Spanier family; May the loving care you gave your mother/grandmother be a comfort to you now. she appreciated you care and loved you back.
Please accept our condolences, Susanne and Charles Meyer

Susanne Meyer

January 21, 2013

To all members of the Spanier family,
may the loving care you gave your mother/grandmother be a comfort to you now. She appreciated your care and loved you back.
Susanne and Chuck Meyer