|Shirley H. Lohmar, 86, of Galesburg, died at 6:25 a.m. Thursday, February 18, 2010 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
She was born January 28, 1924 in Galesburg, the daughter of Ross E. and Verna L. Hartt Young. She married Robert H. Lohmar on June 22, 1946 in London Mills, Ill. He preceded her in death on March 29, 1995.
She is survived by a daughter, Lesley (and Charles) Meier of East Moline, IL., a son, Steven R. (Barb) Lohmar of Galesburg, one grandson Mike Meier of Rock Island, IL, a brother, Eugene Young of Avon, IL., one sister Judith Shover of London Mills, two half brothers, James Hartt of Cal. and Robert Hartt of Wash and several nieces and nephews including Donna Jebb of Avon, IL. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, a sister, her parents, and her stepfather Loise Young.
Shirley was a registered nurse for 23 years at Galesburg Cottage Hospital, retiring in 1987. She was raised and educated in London Mills, graduating from London Mills High School. She graduated from the Cottage Hospital School of Nursing and lived in Galesburg the remainder of her life. Shirley was a member of the Covenant Church.
Funeral will be 11:00 AM Saturday February 20, 2010 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. Thomas Ek will officiate. Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 AM Saturday at the chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Covenant Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.