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Lorraine Workman

May 3, 1923 September 17, 2019
Lorraine Workman
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Obituary for Lorraine Workman

LORRAINE WORKMAN, 96, of Resthave Home in Morrison, IL, died Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Resthave.

Her funeral service will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday September 28, 2019 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, preceded by a visitation before the service, which will start at 9:00 AM. The service will be officiated by Mr. Ken Renkes. Interment will be in Grove Hill Cemetery, in Morrison. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to go to Resthave Home in Morrison.

Lorraine was born May 3, 1923, in Morrison, IL, to Henry and Cornelia (Dykema) Smith. She was educated in the Cottonwood Grade School of rural Morrison, and graduated from Morrison High School. She married Irvin M. Workman on September 15, 1943 in Morrison. He died September 15, 2009. On July 6, 1949, Lorraine and Irvin established Workman Heating and Air Conditioning in Morrison, which later expanded to include plumbing in 1960. She was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison, and served in many of the church’s ministries, including the Ladies Aid Society. She was also a member of the NG (no gossip) Club. Lorraine loved traveling and spending winters in Florida with her husband. She enjoyed crocheting and tending her flowers.

Survivors include two sons, Jim Workman and Robert (Vicky) Workman, both of Morrison; four grandchildren, Jeff (Michele) Workman, Michael Workman, Todd (Pam) Workman and Tami (Brian) Hedgren; eight great grandchildren, Jaeden and Chase Workman, Kyle, Seth and Malerie Workman, Austin, Eric & Brea Hedgren; one sister, Ruth Adolph.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Irvin; one daughter-in-law, Diane Workman; two brothers, Robert and Arnold Smith, and also a sister and brother in infancy, Helen and Edward Smith.


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Visitation

Saturday

28

Sep

9:00 AM 9/28/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway
East Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

28

Sep

11:00 AM 9/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway
East Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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