Mt. Morris, IL, Lola J. Duncan, age 99, passed away on Monday September 11, 2017 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Morris, IL. Lola was born November 3, 1917 in Leaf River, IL the daughter of Galen & Carrie (Fisher) Blake. She graduated from Mt. Morris High School class of 1932. Lola married Robert L. Duncan in February 1937 in Mt. Morris, IL. She was a member of Disciples United Methodist Church, Mt. Morris, IL. A highlight for Lola the last 50 years was the Sunday Family dinners. She was a fabulous cook, seamstress, quilter, loved to crochet, her time with friends playing cards, and spending time with her family. Her treasured time was with her immediate and extended family members. Lola was known for her homemade caramels and English toffee during Christmas time throughout many generations.
Lola is survived by son: Steven Duncan, Mt. Morris, IL; daughters: Barbara Satterfield, DeKalb, IL, Marion (John) Thompson, Mt. Morris, IL, and Linda ( Gary) Nesemeier, Byron, IL; 10 grandchildren: Vicki (Garry) Greenlee, Robin (Ted) Lawrence, Jill (Jim) Baenziger, Carrie Satterfield, Mike (Gwen) Satterfield, Kim Duncan, Tammy Knott, Jack (Suzanne) Thompson, Fred Nesemeier, Kathy (Thom) Foster; 19 great grandchildren; 18 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lola is preceded in death by her parents; husband: Robert L. Duncan in 1994; granddaughter: Heidi-Brooke Ann Tintori; brother: Arnold “Beanie” (Doris) Blake and Harold “Pete” Blake; sister: Ruby Ridenour Hagemann.
Funeral service will be held Saturday September 16, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. in Disciples United Methodist Church, Mt. Morris, IL with Rev. Julie Bunt officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Morris, IL. Visitation will be held on Saturday September 16, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. until service time in the Disciples United Methodist Church, Mt. Morris, IL.
Memorials to Pinecrest Manor Foundation.