Frances Lucille "Lu" Santarelli
Frances Lucille “Lu” Santarelli, 86, of Riverton, died at 5:17 am, Thursday, December 8, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born January 1, 1930 in Thayer to Victor and Mary Lesko Fedor. She married Robert F. Santarelli on February 3, 1951 and he preceded her in death on March 28, 2006.
She is also preceded in death by her parents and nine brothers and sisters.
Survivors include two daughters, Marilynne (Steve) Gand of Riverton and Nancy (Frank) Graves of Plant City, FL; one son, Robert (Fiance’ Jennifer Crabill) Santarelli of Rochester; four grandchildren, Amanda Hale and Amy (Jason) Sobzak both of Plant City, FL, Andy Santarelli of Chicago and Joe Santarelli of Rochester; three great-grandchildren, Calleigh Hale and Ava and Ana Sobzak; two sisters, Helen Miller of Virden and Theresa Upchurch of San Antonio, TX; one brother Victor Fedor of Ft. Worth, TX and several nieces and nephews.
Lu was a member of St. James Church in Riverton and Altar and Rosary Society. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and spending time with her family. Lu retired from the Sangamon County Treasurer’s office after twelve years of service. Previously she had worked for the Illinois State Police and the State of Illinois.
Visitation: 9:30-11:15 am, Monday, December 12, 2016 at St. James Church in Riverton.
Funeral Mass: 11:30 am, Monday, December 12, 2016 at St. James Church with Reverend Raphael Paul DeMoreno officiating. Burial to follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Church, Riverton.