Cleone A. Loenser, 98, of Geneseo died on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 1st at St. John’s Lutheran Church, rural Geneseo. Rev. Timothy Nerud will officiate. Private Burial will be on Monday, Dec. 2nd in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday at the church. Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church where she was a member, or to Henry County Humane Society, Geneseo. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services is assisting.
Cleone Annette Gustafson was born September 10, 1921 in Moline, IL the daughter of Sigfred A. and Violet S. (Peterson) Gustafson. She graduated from Galva High School. She married Otto LaVerne Lundquist on April 5, 1942 in Kahoka, MO. He died on October 5, 1944. She later married Donald Loenser on February 9, 1947 in Rock Island. He died on December 24, 1991.
Cleone had worked as a Cook at Good Samaritan for 15 years. She also sold Avon for many years. She was very active in her grandchildren's lives going to many activities. She loved to travel and always had her suitcase ready. She also enjoyed reading, doing jig-saw puzzles, babysitting the grandkids and dogs and had delivered Meals on Wheels after retiring.
Survivors include a son, Dennis (Cheryl) Loenser, Geneseo; two daughters, Gayla Kroll, and Joline Parrish, both of Geneseo; daughter-in-law, Linda Lundquist, Peoria; son-in-law, Richard Kroll, Geneseo; granddaughters, Dawn (Gary) Griggs, Jamie (Alan) Eastburn, Paula (Kris) Johnson, Callie Parrish, and Emily (T.J.) Marckese; grandsons, Jason (Angie) Parrish and Gabe (Shandel) Loenser; 12 great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. Her parents, two husbands, and her son, James Lundquist preceded her in death.
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St. John's Lutheran Church
8948 N 1900 Ave., Geneseo IL 61254
Henry County Humane Society Geneseo
14606 Roos Hill Rd, Geneseo, IL 61254,
Tel: 309 944-4868