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Lorraine Hogue

11/28/1948 - 12/14/2017

PEKIN ~ Lorraine “Sissy” Hogue, 69, of Pekin, passed away at 11:42 a.m. Thursday, December 14, 2017 at her home.

Born November 27, 1948 in Poteau, Oklahoma to Lidge Franklin and Dorothy Evelyn (Helton) Wilson, she married Floyd Williams.  She later married Robert Vernon Hogue on December 27, 1990 in Pekin.  He died May 1, 2007.  Her parents also preceded her in death.

Surviving are one daughter, Tara (Joshua) Williams of Pekin; two step-daughters, Shelly (Jimmy) Cornwell of Creve Coeur and Penny (Robert) Althiser of Elmwood; two step-sons, Chris Laws of Pekin and Bobby (Sara) Hogue of Maquon; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Deborah (Fran) Connelly of Des Plaines and Charissa (John) Buehler of Brimfield; one brother, Ronald (Marilyn) Wilson of Pekin; and a sister cousin, LaNell Roe of Buda.

Lorraine worked for Creve Coeur School District #76 for 15 years, last working as a special education secretary.  Previously, she worked for the Joseph Company Real Estate as a secretary and for the Pekin Park District as a clerk at the Courthouse Health Club and Swimming Pool.

Lorraine enjoyed playing cards and bingo, and being with her dogs. Her family was very important to her, especially spending time with her babies, Sagan, Nolan, Joshua, Hannah, Aaron, Livy Bug, Abby, Brad, Katie, Markie, and Logan.

Her funeral will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Dwight Mead will officiate.  Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  Cremation will be accorded following the funeral.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.

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