Lillian Brillhart

Lillian “Sis” Brillhart, 73, of Galesburg died at 11:30 a.m. March 19, 2008, at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg.

She was born Aug. 3, 1934, in Herman, a daughter of Chester R. and Elizabeth Ethel Horner Brillhart.

Surviving are one sister, Lola Fusco of Drexel Hill, Pa.; and one brother, Bernard (and Betty) Brillhart of Champaign.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

She helped her parents on the farm and around the house, and worked for KCCDD.

She was a member of the Special Olympics and KCCDD.

Graveside services were held Monday at Union Chapel Cemetery in Astoria with Gary Sheets officiating. Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Living Square, 239 S. Cherry St., Galesburg, IL 61401.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/26/2008