Jean Lidwell

Jean LidwellJean Ellen (Hackett) Lidwell, 70, of Canton died at 3:44 p.m. May 14, 2016, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born March 15, 1946, in Peoria, the daughter of Steven C. Hackett and Wilma E. Baumgartner Hackett-Weber. She married David LeRoy Lidwell on Jan. 25, 1969, in Lewistown. He survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Gayla Marie Lidwell of Peoria and KiLee Ellen (and Jason) Lidwell-McFerren of Gibson City; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, E.T. Weber; and one brother, Kirby Hackett.

She graduated from Rushville High School in 1965 and Springfield School of Beauty in 1966. She worked many years as a beautician and housewife. During the 90s, she created her own business (Corporate Shopper).

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Reverend Kevin VanTine officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Humane Society.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/18/2016


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