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Lily C. Loudenburg


            Lily C. Loudenburg, age 81, of Tampico, IL, passed away March 30, 2005 at the campus of Genesis East Medical Center, Davenport, IA following heart surgery.

            Lily Christine King was born September 24, 1923 in Henry County, IL, the daughter of Herbert and Mary Frances (Strawhacker) King.  She married Meredith B. Loudenburg, in Davenport, IA on March 14, 1941.  They just celebrated their 64th anniversary.

            Lily worked in Sterling for over 26 years at Harlan’s Department Store and most recently for Heartland Health Care as a companion and caregiver.  She was a member of the Yorktown Church of Christ, and the Henry County Genealogical Society.

            Survivors are her husband, Meredith; daughter, Norma (Dean) Meier of Hooppole; son, Stanley (Bridget) Loundenburg, Prophetstown, IL, grandsons, Jr. (Sharon) Meier, Annawan, IL, Merle (Lori) Meier of Illinois City, IL, Doug (Lisa) Meier, Hooppole, and Josh Loundenburg, Bloomington, IL, granddaughter Heather (Bill) Terry of Spring Valley, IL, six great grandchildren, four step great granddaughters, five step great great grandchildren, three sisters, Dorothy Harmon, Aledo, IL, Fern Trudo, Rock Falls, IL, and Betty Hopkins, Jefferson City, MO, and numerous nieces and nephews. 

            She was preceded in death by three sisters, Nina, Helen and Esther.

            As to her request, there will be no visitation.  A private service only.  Burial will be in Tampico Memorial Cemetery. 

            Relatives and friends are invited to stop and share at the family farm in Tampico.

            Arrangements were completed by the Garland Funeral Home in Tampico.


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