Purpose of this blog is to record info for the network of the extended family and friends of Lucille Cousin. I have most of Mom's pictures and stuff and want to share them. Rich Miller SR
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Aunt Edith's Obit
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Born: May 05, 1923
Died: February 03, 2011
Services: Prayer service will be held on Monday, February 7, 2011 at 2pm at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes.
Visitation: Visitation will take place on Monday, February 7, 2011 from 12pm-2pm at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes.
Edith Palermo, age 87, of Kempton, IL. passed away on Thursday, February 3, 2011 at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka, IL. She was born on May 5, 1923 in Iroqouois County, IL., the daughter of George and Maryetta Arnold. In her spare time Edith enjoyed sewing, gardening, and especially adored her little dog muffin. Edith is survived by her children; Betty (John) Porter of Mountain Grove, MO., Joyce (Walter) Running of Kankakee, IL., and Linda (Kenneth) Smith of Brookport, IL., her grandchildren; Jamie Sanford, Danny (Corey) Sanford, Ed Running, Wayne Stone, Michelle (Tim) Roth, Linda (Robert) Schade, Ron Thorson, Josh Thorson, and Nick Thorson, her great-grandchldren; Meghan, Mallory, Kyla, Kaden, Daniel, and Ezra, sisters; Dorothy Arnold, Dora Arnold, Mardene Arnold, Velma Blanton, and Lucille Cousins, and a daughter-in-law Akiko Thorson. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sons Jerry and David Thorson, and her grandchildren Wanda and Jeff Stone.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials to the family's wishes would be appreciated.
Aunt Edith will be missed. Aunt Tevis used to call Mom several times a day. After she passed Edith called Mom a lot and Mom called her too. She, like her sisters, was always sincere in her thanks when I shared copies of old pictures, newspaper clippings and such. I enjoyed her telling stories about the old days. She had a lot of detail to offer, like the lion stories.