Mary Louise Lorentz
May 19, 1936 – February 20, 2021
PEKIN~ Mary Louise Lorentz, 84, of Pekin, passed away at 1:50 p.m. Saturday, February 20, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Pekin.
Born May 19, 1936 in Rockford to Francis and LaVerne (Stewart) Elzer, she married Russell Wilson Lorentz II on February 27, 1955 in Peoria. He died October 13, 2020 in Pekin. She also was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Scott Hawn.
Surviving are one son, Dennis W. (Teri) Lorentz of Pekin: one daughter Denise A. (Earnie) Hawn of Metamora; five grandchildren, Barbara (Ryan) Landis, J.D. Lorentz, Amy Hawn, Kellie (J.T.) Birkett and Greg Call; fifteen great-grandchildren; one great-great- grandson and her sister, Sharon (Roy) McGee of Mishawaka, Indiana.
No services or visitation are planned. Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 4234 North Knoxville Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614.
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