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WELDON – A memorial service for Lesa K. Dillon, 61, of Weldon, will be at 6 p.m. Sunday (March 19, 2017) at Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington, with Craig Brock officiating. Visitation will precede the service at 4 p.m.

Mrs. Dillon passed away on March 16, 2017, at her home following a lengthy illness.

Lesa was born Nov. 19, 1955, in Bloomington, the daughter of David H. and Lorna L. Smith.

A graduate of Normal Community High School, Lesa continued her education, earning certification from the Bloomington Practical School of Nursing.

She worked as a nurse at Brokaw Hospital in Normal, then with Unit 5 schools in Normal, retiring after 23 years in 2012.

On Feb. 15, 1975, she married her childhood sweetheart, Robert Dillon, in Normal and traveled through life together for 42 years.

She loved her husband, her family and her animals. She was extremely proud of her grandchildren.

Lesa also loved reading, crafting, going to garage sales and traveling.

 

Survivors include her husband; a son, David Dillon (Sara Spenik), Naples, Fla.; a daughter, Michelle Dillon (Jason McDonnald), Bloomington; two sisters, Holly (David) Miller, Harker Heights, Texas; Angie (Ralph) Hernandez, Austin, Texas; and five grandchildren, Mackenzie, Austin, Dillon, Hailey and Bo.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be made to OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be made to www.calvertmemorial.com.

 

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