Lauri Faye DeVault, 58, of Bloomington, passed away at 6:19 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 12, 2019) at her home.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Normal with Pastor Kim Burke officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the church.
Entombment will be in East Lawn Mausoleum, Bloomington. Memorials may be directed to American Diabetes Association or First United Methodist Church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Lauri was born Dec. 2, 1960, in Bloomington, a daughter to Vernon D. and Patricia Harris Shepherd. She married Kevin DeVault on Sept. 17, 1983, at First United Methodist Church in Normal, where she was a member.
Surviving are her loving husband of 35 years, Kevin; mother, Patricia Shepherd; two sons, Nathan DeVault and Tyler DeVault, all of Bloomington; one brother, David (Cheryl) Shepherd, Barrington; and special kitty, Jr.
She was preceded in death by her father and grandparents.
Lauri graduated from Normal Community High School in 1978, and graduated from Illinois State University in 1982, with a bachelor's degree in food and nutrition. Lauri had been employed for the past 20 years in the litigated claims department of Country Companies.
She enjoyed needlepoint and had a passion for cooking. She shared her love through cooking, especially at Christmas time when she would take a week off to bake treats for her family and friends. Lauri had a special love for all animals.
Lauri's greatest joy was her family. She was deeply loved and will be truly missed.
Condolences and memories of Lauri may be shared with the family at kiblerbradyruestman.com.