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Obituaries

Kathryn 'Cutie' Lovgren

LAMOILLE — Kathryn “Cutie” Lovgren, 85, of LaMoille died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in Mendota Community Hospital.

She was born Oct. 8, 1928, in Mendota to Forest and Dorothy (McCormick) Noble. She graduated from Mendota High School in 1946. She married John Lovgren on June 20, 1948, in Mendota.

She was a member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Clarion and also Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. She was also a member of the Mendota Lutheran Home Auxiliary, Bureau County Fair Association and Mid- Continent Livestock Exposition. She farmed with her husband in the LaMoille area.

She enjoyed sewing and crafts and spending time with her “lunch bunch.” She also enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by one son, Glenn Lovgren of Rockford; two daughters, Ginny (Rick) Becker and Patricia Wamhoff, both of LaMoille; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one brother, John (Ramona) Noble of Mendota.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Nov. 24, 1997; one daughter, Kathleen Wamhoff; and one son, John Randall Lovgren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, in the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Clarion with the Rev. Jerry Graham officiating. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Princeton.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, in the Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota.

Memorials may be directed to the Mendota Lutheran Home or Mendota Area Senior Services.

Online condolences may be left at www.merrittfh.com.

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