Iola Goyen

Iola GoyenIola "Idy" Z. Goyen, 70, of Lewistown died May 22, 2011, at her son's home in Lewistown.

She was born Sept. 12, 1940, the daughter of Robert L. and Alice Allen Graham. She married Gerald E. Goyen on June 7, 1963, in Canton. He preceded her in death on March 10, 1981.

Also preceding her in death were three brothers.

Surviving are four children, Lori (and Terry) Cawthon of Quincy, Jim Goyen of Lewistown, Teresa (and Jim) Smith of Hawk Point, Mo., and Brenda Goyen of Canton; two brothers, David (and Lyn) Graham of Canton and Everett (and Alberta) Graham of Indiana; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker. She retired from SC2 of Peoria.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Reverend Larry Wright officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown.

Memorials may be made to Illinois Cancer Institute.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/25/2011

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