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Lena E. Rapp

1/1/1922 - 11/12/2017

PEKIN ~ Lena E. Rapp, 95, of Pekin, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Hallmark House Nursing Center in Pekin.

She was born January 1, 1922 in Pekin to Henry and Annetta (Weber) Rapp.  Her parents preceded her in death.  She was also preceded in death by one sister and one niece, Donna Glenn, whom she helped raise.

Lena was a housekeeper until 1954 when she went to work at Pekin Hospital in the laundry room.  She retired on September 30, 1987 after 33 years of service.  She was a charter member of the Pekin Hospital Retirees.

She was a devoted and faithful member of Second Reformed Church in Pekin for over 75 years.  Lena was always a servant to others with the Lord’s love.

Lena enjoyed baking, cooking, bird watching, flowers, and working in her garden and yard.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Second Reformed Church in Pekin.  The Rev. Bill Appleyard-Pekich will officiate.  Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.  Burial will be at Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin.

Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Second Reformed Church, 600 State Street, Pekin, IL  61554.

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