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 Lucille J. <I>Springer</I> Krohn

Lucille J. Springer Krohn

Death 25 Mar 2010 (aged 91)
Burial Gilmore, Effingham County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100497337 · View Source
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March 27, 2010
Effingham Daily News

Lucille J. Krohn, 91, of Altamont, died at 8:35 a.m. Thursday, March 25, 2010, at home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont, with the Rev. Jeff Van Dyke officiating. Burial will be in Mahon Cemetery, rural Mason. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with a 6:30 p.m. Order of the Eastern Star service. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Altamont, or to the donor's choice.

Mrs. Krohn was born Sept. 12, 1918, in Flat River, Mo., the daughter of Willie and Minnie (Thurn) Springer. She married Clyde R. "Bus" Krohn in 1940 at Pana Methodist church.

She retired from Altamont School District after 38 years as a social studies and math teacher. Mrs. Krohn was a member of First United Methodist Church, Altamont, a 60-year member and past matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, past president of the PTA, Altamont Teacher's Association, Home Bureau and Altamont Junior Women's Club. She served as a Cub Scouts den mother, 4-H leader and on the library board. Mrs. Krohn was secretary of Effingham County Fair Association for several years and was a life member of Gieseking-Schwertdfeger VFW Post 7676 Ladies Auxiliary, Altamont. She taught 38 years in public schools, tutored GED and elementary math students, and taught Sunday school at the Methodist Church.

Survivors include her son, Alan Krohn and wife Myrna of Midlothian, Texas; daughter-in-law, Kay Krohn of Altamont; sister, Wilma Wright of Normal; grandchildren, Paul Cook and wife, Jane, Paula Krohn and special friend Brian Gehle, Geoff Krohn and wife Carol and Rick McTeer; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Shelby McTeer; and son-in-law, Jay Lee McTeer.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lucille J. Springer Krohn (12 Sep 1918–25 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100497337, citing Mahon Cemetery, Gilmore, Effingham County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Helen Weaver (contributor 47257025) .