Irma Dell Hawthorne
Eureka- Irma Dell Hawthorne, 83, of Eureka passed away at 7:05
a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013 at the Eureka Apostolic
She was born on September 8, 1929 near Washburn, IL to George W.
and Bessie Minch Schwartz. She married Donald L. Hawthorne on
October 8, 1949 in Macomb, IL. He preceded her in death on October
Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca (Lee) Moore of Washington,
IL; a son, Mark (Brenda) Hawthorne of Champaign, IL; two
granddaughters and two grandsons; a sister, Marjorie Brown of
She was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Jean Schwartz.
Irma Dell graduated from Washburn Township High
School and Illinois State University.
She taught Home Economics at Roanoke Benson High School.
A woman of great faith, she attended Presbyterian churches in
Washburn, Eureka and Peoria. Her happiest moments were spent caring
for her home and family and enjoying her grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 5-7
p.m. at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Cremation
will be accorded. A family graveside service will be held at a
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Eureka
Apostolic Christian Home, Maple Lawn Health Care Center, or a
Charity of the Donor's Choice. Online condolences may be sent to
the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.
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