BRANSON MO NEWS: Lucille King of Quimby, age 95, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6th at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Father Dan Guenther officiating, and.burial will be at the Quimby Cemetery at a later date. Visitation at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, with the family present during that time There will be a prayer service following the visitation at 7 p.m. on Friday. The Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.
Lucille King, the daughter of Arthur and Zintka (Heard) Rasmussen was born on March 15, 1922, in Bronson, Ipwa. Her childhood years were spent in Bronson, where she attended school and graduated from high school. Following graduation, Lucille worked at Cudahys Meat Processing.
On June 28, 1941, Lucille was united in marriage to William Bill King in Sioux City, Iowa. The couple moved to Quimby in 1946 andLucille helped farm and raise their children. In 1949, they moved to Quimby, where they were business owners until 1975, when Lucille went to work at the MHI in Cherokee. She was a cook there until her retirement in 1987.
Lucille was a member of St. Johns Catholic Church in Quimby and later Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. She enjoyed playing cards and being outside, whether it was mowing her lawn or tending to her flowers. She spent many devoted hours cooking for her family, and especially loved baking her own bread. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends.
On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, Lucille passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at the age of 95. She was preceded in death by …
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