Lorene J. May
Minonk- Lorene J. May, 94 of 728 N. Walnut St., Minonk died at 5:45 pm Friday January 13, 2006 at her residence.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Tuesday, January 17, 2006 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Minonk. Rev. Craig Swenson will officiate. Burial will be in Minonk Township Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 am until time of services on Tuesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be directed to any charity of the donor's choice. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Minonk is handling arrangements.
Lorene was born August 5, 1911 at Gridley Township a daughter of Otto and Pheobe Peck Punke. She married Harry G. May in 1934 in Minonk. He died in 1957.
Survivors include her daughter, Arlene deFreese, Minonk; seven grandchildren, Patsy May, Gary May, Pam DeYoung, Ronald May, Debra deFreese, Denise Garey and David deFreese; and five great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Larry and Eldon; four brothers and two sisters.
Lorene was a member at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Minonk where she served as church custodian for 40 years and was a volunteer in the sewing and quilting club. She was employed as a cook in the Minonk-Dana-Rutland School District.
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