Lola Mae, nee Aitken, Hargan-Behnke, 88, of Marissa, IL; born on August 23, 1930 in Lively Grove Township; passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Mrs. Hargan-Behnke was retired as a secretary from Royal Bond, Inc. in St. Louis, MO. She was a member of the Tilden Presbyterian Church where she served as a deacon. She was a member of the Morning Glory Circle, the Women’s Club of Coulterville and the West Grandcote Community Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents – L. Ray and Myrtle, nee Montroy, Aitken. Her first husband – Joseph Marshall Hargan. Her second husband – Leroy Behnke. One sister – Ruby Gerberding.
She is survived by two sons – Steven (Sherry) Hargan of Marissa, IL; Myron (Pamela) Hargan of Springfield, IL. Her grandchildren – Aaron (Sally) Hargan; Chris (Amanda) Hargan; Josh (Kaitlyn Goodrum) Hargan; Heather Hargan; Heath (Jessica) Hargan. Seven great-grandchildren. Also survived by nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Tilden Presbyterian Church.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com.
Visitation: Friends may call at the Tilden Presbyterian Church in Tilden, IL on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 9:00am to 11:00am.
Funeral: Services will be held at the Tilden Presbyterian Church in Tilden, IL on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11:00am with Rev. Dennis Hamilton officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.