Anna Lillie Hamann

July 29, 1921September 9, 2021

GREEN VALLEY ~ Anna Lillie Hamann, age 100, of Green Valley, passed away at 8:08 a.m. Thursday, September 9, 2021 at UnityPoint Health in Pekin.

Born July 29, 1921 in rural Manito to Lloyd Vernon and Cora Leora (Chase) Hutton, she married Leo Edward Hamann on November 24, 1940 in Canton, Missouri. He died March 9, 1945 in Italy during World War II. She later married Wilbert Alvin Hamann on August 17, 1946 in Pekin. He died November 24, 2005 in Pekin. She also was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Coralee A. Fisher on September 4, 2003 in Pekin; one great-granddaughter; two brothers and one son-in-law, Alan Fisher.

Surviving are one son, Philip K. Hamann of Green Valley; five grandchildren, Chris (Rhonda) Fisher, Amanda Hamann, both of Green Valley, Kent (Mary) Fisher of Mapleton, Keith (Gayle) Fisher of Sweetser, Indiana and Leanne Hamann of Pekin; ten great-grandchildren and one sister, Grace Hoerr of Pekin.

Anna previously worked at American Distilling Company in Pekin on the bottling line.

She was a member of St. John’s (Sand Prairie) Lutheran Church in rural Green Valley.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Pastor Chris Sansom will officiate.

Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 13443 Townline Road, Green Valley, Illinois 61534 or to American Cancer Society, 4234 North Knoxville Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61614.

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Martha Dunnam

September 17, 2021

Because of the age difference, Anna was more of a friend to my parents. A nice lady who was blessed with a long life. My sympathy is extended to her family and I will keep them in my prayers. Martha Dunnam - Green Valley, IL

Terri Montgomery

September 16, 2021

So sorry for your loss. She was a sweet lady.
Anna and I worked together at Bergners in the 70's.

Terri Montgomery

Gayle (Benassi) Howell

September 12, 2021

Anna was an amazing woman! I was so privileged to know her. My sincere sympathy to her family.

Sherry Woulfe

September 12, 2021

Anna was a special lady! I had the privilege of growing up across the street from her. Always a kind and caring person.