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Lorraine A Mercier

August 19, 1928 December 21, 2020
Lorraine A Mercier
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Lorraine A. Mercier, 92 years old, of Altamont, Illinois passed away into her heavenly home at 10:45 PM Monday evening under “The Star of Bethlehem” surrounded by her family. She resided at Willowbrook of Effingham during the last year.

Lorraine was born on August 19, 1928 in the Bethlehem community at the family farm, one of four girls into the Christian family of Gustav and Ella (Voelker) Muchow. On September 10, 1950, she married Omer Edward George Mercier in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church by the Rev. E.G. Riedel. Lorraine was raised on the family farm south of Altamontand attended the Bethlehem Lutheran School, a one-room school, for 8 years.
Lorraine was a loving wife, mother sister, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Besides raising a family with Omer and working on the family dairy farm, she most enjoyed her gardening of vegetables and fowers. Lorraine was baptized on August 26, 1928 and later confirmed by her faith on Palm Sunday April 12, 1942 by Rev. P.M. Naumann in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church where she was a faithful and lifelong member.
Lorraine is survived by two sons, Michael Dean Mercier and Bob Mercier, both of Altamont: two daughters, Judith Michelle (husband Ron) Koester of Altamont and Jane Adele Mercier, Salem, Illinois. She is survived by her grandchildren Michael (wife Andrea) Mercier, Chillicothe, Illinois; Michelle (husband Mike) Miller; Jason (wife Sherena) Koester; Angela (husband Jacob) Shewmake all of Altamont, Illinois; Autumn McConaughay, Granite City, IL; Alaina (husband Angel), Tilden, IL and Adria McConaughay, Highland, IL. She is survived by her great-grandchildren Gabriel Mercier; Kayla and Kara Miller; Kingston and Kysson Koester; Drew and Everly Shewmake; Amani and Amira Osorio. She is survived by one sister, Edna Kimball, Denver, Colorado.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents, Gustav and Ella; husband, Omer; two sisters, Paula Muchow and Wilma Wolf and husband George; granddaughter, Kimberly Mercier

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Visitation

Saturday

26

Dec

2:00 PM 12/26/2020 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/26/2020 4:00:00 PM
Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church

6351 N 200th St
Altamont, IL 62411

COVID-19/Coronovirus requests for the safety of public gatherings, social distancing of people, social distancing of people, and masks are suggested by the family.

Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church
6351 N 200th St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

26

Dec

4:00 PM 12/26/2020 4:00:00 PM
Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church

6351 N 200th St
Altamont, IL 62411

Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church
6351 N 200th St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

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Location

Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

6351 N 200th St
Altamont, IL 62411

6351 N 200th St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

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Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church

6351 N 200th St
Altamont, IL 62411
For the Choir and/or Stained Glass Window Fund
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