Mrs. Lucille Jean Foreman, age 84, of Orange City, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at the Orange City Area Health System.
Lucille Jean was born June 15, 1922, in Brainerd, Minne., the daughter of Milo M. and Lucille (Grondin) Mayo. She was raised in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Iowa.
On Aug. 25, 1939, she married Willard James Foreman in Emerson, Neb. They farmed at Alton until 1952, when they moved to a farm between Orange City and Alton. "Barney" died Feb. 4, 1995, in Sioux City.
In 1995, Lucille moved into Orange City. In 2003, she became a resident of the Orange City Area Health System Long Term Care Facility.
Mrs. Foreman was a member of the Alton Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed sewing and crafts, especially painting, and she liked music, particularly playing her organ. She was known for writing regular and detailed letters.
Survivors include her daughter, Eleanor Westhoff, of Le Mars; three sons, Donald Foreman, and his wife, Penny, of Sergeant Bluff, Rodney Foreman, and his special friend, Marsha, of Sergeant Bluff, and Scott Foreman, and his wife, Irene, of Alton; 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; a brother and his wife, Don and Shelly Mayo, of St. Peter, Minn.; and two sisters-in-law, Jean and Elaine Mayo, both of the St. Peter area.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Ronald Haack; and two brothers, Robert and Earl Mayo.
There will be a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Alton Presbyterian Church in Alton. Ronald Brink, C. L. P., will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Nassau Township Cemetery, near Alton. There will be a family prayer service on Friday, at 9:30 a.m. at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today (Thursday), with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the church. Friends and family may express their sympathy at oolman.com.