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Lois Rittenhouse

November 25, 1937 — December 13, 2016

Lois Irene Lung Rittenhouse, 79, of Adair, passed away at 1:13 PM, Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at the Prairie City Rehab and Health Care Center in Prairie City, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on November 25, 1937, in Schuyler County, the daughter of Everett Arlo and Verna (Walker) Lung.  She was married to Clyde Eugene Rittenhouse.

Surviving are three daughters Rebecca Becker and husband Eddie of Basco, Pegi McCarty and husband Daniel “Kim” and Lynda Schertz and husband Jack all of Adair, eight grandchildren David Rittenhouse, Amber Schultz, Jacob McCarty, Angela Wickert, Michael Alton, Sara Becker, Jennifer Carrano and Kari Faught, ten great grandchildren Austin Schultz, Deacon Rittenhouse, Matthew Miner, Destiny Rittenhouse, Ethan Wickert, Dominic Akers, Zachary Dyer, Alexis Loven, Jayden Panapitiya, and Wyatt Faught, one sister Betty Neff and husband Chester “Chet” of Champaign, one sister-in-law Mary Lung of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents Everett Lung and Verna Walker Lung Haber, and one brother John Lung.

Lois worked at McGraw Edison in Macomb as the first female lead pourer.  From 1980 to 2000, she worked at Webster Plastics, later Zeta until it closed.  She was also a greeter at Wal-Mart.  She was a member of a bowling league for many years.  She attended Calvary Baptist Church. She enjoyed feeding birds, taking care of her cats and dogs, crossword puzzles, country western music, and watching Christian shows.  She held a special place in her heart for her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be at 10:00 AM, Friday, December 16, 2016, at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville, with Pastor David Hughes officiating.  Interment will be at a later date in the Rushville City Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to Prairie City Rehab and Health Care Center in Prairie City.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Prairie City Rehab and Health Care Center in Prairie City
825 E. Main, Prairie City IL 61470
Tel: 1-309-775-3313



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