|Lowell E. Forney|
|Date Of Birth:||01/06/1926|
|Date Of Death:||08/09/2012|
|Service Date:||Funeral service at 10:00 am on Monday, August 13, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Minonk, IL. Visitation on Sunday afternoon from 2-4 pm at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk.|
Toluca-Lowell E. Forney, 86, of Toluca, IL passed away at 6:50
am on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at the Illinois Veteran's Home in
Quincy, IL where he had been a resident.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Minonk where
funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, August 13,
2012. Rev. Richard Olson and Rev. Wally Holt will officiate.
Visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon from 2-4 pm at the
Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk. Burial will be in Clayton
Township Cemetery in Benson, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church
in Minonk or the Illinois Veterans Home Activity Fund in Quincy,
Lowell was born on January 6, 1926 in Clayton Township, IL a son
of Emory and Ethel Eringher Forney. He married Lisa Anna Ritschel
on August 10, 1946 in Los Angeles, CA. She passed away on June 24,
Surviving are three daughters, Claudia Jean (James) McCain of
Macomb, IL; Sandra Lee Forney of Collinsville, IL; Susan Kay Forney
of Dover, FL; one son, Lyle Eugene Forney of Edwardsville, IL; two
grandchildren, James Kristopher (Katrina) McCain of Petersburg, IL;
Chad Owen (Kathryn) McCain of Barnhart, MO; and three great
grandchildren, Cicely Amber McCain, Lacey Jo McCain, and Jon
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two sons,
Evan Dale in infancy and Kyle David, two brothers, and one
A Navy veteran, Lowell served his country during WWII and
attained the rank of Seamen First Class. He was a member of the
Minonk American Legion. He worked as a farmer and was a former
board member of the Woodford County Farm Bureau.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.