Contact Us
(309) 346-2176
We are taking COVID-19 precautionary measures. Read More

Obituaries are so much more than a public notice that a friend or loved one has passed away.

Phyllis J. Lehmkuhl

3/8/1942 - 12/29/2019

CREVE COEUR ~ Phyllis J. Lehmkuhl, 77, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 1 a.m. Sunday, December 29, 2019 at her home.

Born March 8, 1942 in Peoria to Melvin and Edith Johnson, she married Robert Lehmkuhl on April 29, 1962 in Creve Coeur. He survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Rick (Lynna) Lehmkuhl of Peoria, Brad (Barb) Lehmkuhl of Pekin and Ryan (Ronny) Lehmkuhl of Eureka; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one great-great-grandchild.

Phyllis was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and a devoted wife. Her family was her greatest joy in life.

She loved working in her flower and Hosta garden. Phyllis will be sorely missed by those who knew and loved her.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no services or visitation.

Memorial contributions may be given to Illinois CancerCare Foundation, 8940 Wood Sage Road, Peoria, Illinois 61615 or OSF Hospice at 2265 West Altorfer Drive Peoria, Illinois 61615.

To express condolences online, visit