HOPEDALE (Oct. 4 2018) – Jennie Noreuil, 98, of Hopedale, formerly of Pekin, passed away at 12:25 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Hopedale, surrounded by her family.
She was born Dec. 28, 1919, in Standard to Batista and Caterina Conterio. She married Antone Noreuil on Aug. 10, 1940, in Carlinville; he preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 1993.
Mrs. Noreuil grew up in Standard City and graduated from Carlinville High School in 1938. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Altar and Rosary Society, and Ladies of Columbus.
Surviving are three children, Larry (Cynthia) Noreuil of Hopedale, Stephen (Patricia) Noreuil of Morton and Paulette Weghorst of Tremont; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and six step-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Abts Mortuary in Pekin, with recitation of the rosary at 4 p.m. Funeral mass was held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 30, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin; burial followed at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Pekin.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude or Hopedale Nursing Home.