CHATSWORTH — Lillian F. Dehm, 80, of 211 W. Elm, Chatsworth, died at 11:40 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 1, 2005) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Chatsworth, with Deacon Jerry Gentes officiating. Burial will be at Chatsworth-Charlotte Cemetery, Chatsworth. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be directed to St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

She was born June 5, 1925, in Herscher, a daughter of Henry and Rose Schultz Kroll. She married Lloyd Dehm Sr. in 1944 in Manhattan. He survives.

Also surviving are five daughters, Shirley Sanders, Rantoul; Darla (Gary) Upton, St. Louis; Patti (Steve) Kelley, Aurora, Colo.; Davida Nagel, Urbana; and Tara (John) Gallahue, Piper City; one son, Lloyd "Fritz" Dehm Jr., Roberts. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Sabrina Mumm, Lloyd William Dehm III, Amanda (Thad) Cleary, Jodi (David) Hicks, Jennifer Upton, Heather (Craig) Parsons, Timothy Nagel, Cortney Gallahue and John Gallahue III; three great-grandchildren survive; and a sister-in-law, Eunice Kroll.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother; two sisters; one son, Terry Raye; and one daughter-in-law, Joy.

She was a retired driver for Dehm Bus Service and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She graduated from Cullom High School. She and her husband spent winters in Naples, Fla. She enjoyed crafts, music, dance and bowling.

Hager Memorial Home, Chatsworth, is in charge of arrangements.

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