Lucille Ingalls

Obituary of Lucille Ingalls

Lucille W. Ingalls

(nee Smith)

Age 93. Died peacefully Friday, June 29, 2007 at Lakewood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Plainfield, where she had resided the past four years. She was born October 17, 1911 in Heber Springs, AR to the late Will and Theodosha (nee Leslie) Smith; she resided in the Joliet area all of her life. She married James Abner Ingalls on December 22, 1934 in Wilmington, IL. He preceded her in death July 27, 1982. They spent their entire married lives engaged in farming in the Shorewood area. Lucille continued operating the farm until 2003.

Loving mother of Judy (Lou) Whitmer of Goshen, KY, Peggy (James) Blaising of Santa Ana, CA and Jay (Kim) Ingalls of Shorewood; beloved grandmother of ten; proud great-grandmother of 23 and dear great-great-grandmother of two.

As it was Lucille's desire, Cremation Rites have been accorded, and there will be no services. Memorials in her name to the Troy Fire Department or the Senior Services Center of Shorewood (Seil Road) would be appreciated. Arrangements by:


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