Morton - Lucy N. Weeks, 86, of Morton, died at 7:55 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Morton Terrace Care Center in Morton.
She was born March 20, 1926, in Mackinaw to Norman and Iris (Kerney) Winkler. She married Orville Weeks on Oct. 10, 1943. He preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1980. She also was preceded in death by two sons; one daughter; three brothers and three sisters.
Surviving are one daughter-in-law, Linda Weeks of Morton; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one sister, Edna (Ben) Wernsman of Germantown Hills and one brother, Curtis Winkler of East Peoria.
Lucy worked as a nurse’s aide in local nursing homes, last working at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in East Peoria. She also worked as a housekeeper.
Private services will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Burial will be at Roberts Cemetery in Morton.
Memorials may be made to TAPS, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.