Julia Lynn

Julia LynnJulia Lynn, 84, of Oakford died at 12:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, in rural Menard County.

She was born March 3, 1917, in Melcher, Iowa, the daughter of Matt and Ljuba Vidas Polich. She married Richard Perry Goodman. She later married Harold Devere Lasswell on Oct. 8, 1948, in Ipava. He died Sept. 16, 1969. She then married Homer Lynn in October 1971. He died May 18, 1988.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers.

Surviving are three sons, Richard "Ken" Lasswell of Mossville, and Geoffrey "Jeff" Lasswell and Gregory Lasswell, both of Smithfield; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

She had worked for Service Rubber Co. in the Rock Island area. She later moved to Cuba and then to rural Smithfield before moving to Oakford in 1971.

She attended Oakford United Methodist Church, where services were held Saturday with Rev. Bob Shook officiating. Burial was in Wiley Cemetery in Deerfield Township, Fulton County. Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Fulton County Democratic Party or Menard County Democratic Party.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/26/2001

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