Lucille K. Turngren | 1922 - 2012 | Obituary

Lucille K. Turngren
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Lucille K. Turngren

Born: November 23, 1922
Died: November 16, 2012

Lucille K. Turngren, age 89, a resident of Winfield for 22 years, died Friday, November 16, 2012, peacefully at home. She was born November 23, 1922 in Chicago to George and Nettie Riedel.

Lucille graduated in 1941 from Parker High School in Chicago. While raising her family she worked for many years as a Statistical Clerk for numerous companies including, Linkbelt, Armor and Warshawski Auto Parts. In 1989 she retired and moved to Winfield.

She loved to travel, create beautiful needlepoint artwork, was an avid reader, and enjoyed solving puzzles and playing table games with family. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Bible Study as well as the Glen Ellyn TOPS group.

She is survived by three children, Kathryn (Thomas) Schaefer of Winfield, Tim (Ann) Kelly of Bloomington, MN and Jeffrey (Lori) Turngren of Peotone, IL, five grandsons, Thomas, Andrew, Jason, Jeffrey & Marc, two great-grandchildren, Zack and Avery, and her sister, Florence Ladner of Columbus, MS.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 21, from 12 to 1:30 at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton, where a memorial service will follow at 1:30 P.M.

Memorial gifts may be directed to Special Olympics.

Family and friends may sign a guest book at For more information, please call Hultgren Funeral Home at 630-668-0027.

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