Lorene A. Stark (96) of Newton

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Published on October 22 2012 9:01 pm

Mrs. Lorene A. Stark, 96 of Newton, IL passed away at 3:00 AM - Monday, October 22, 2012 at Newton Rest Haven in Newton, IL.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM – Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton, IL with Fr. AL Kemme celebrating mass.  Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Wendelin, IL.  Visitation will be held 1 hour before the mass.  Arrangements are under the care of the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton, IL.  Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

Lorene was born on April 24, 1916 in Clay County, IL the daughter of Theodore and Mary (Rudolph) Bahl.  She married Albert Stark on November 24, 1936 and he preceded her in death on February 17, 1981.

Lorene was a homemaker and farmer’s wife.  She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.  She was a former member of Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.

Lorene is survived by: 3 Children – Wayne Stark of Newton, IL, Debra (husband David) Lingafelter of Willow Hill, IL, Kathy (husband Gail) Blank of Charleston, IL, 11 Grandchildren – Daniel Stark, Lori TeVault, Tammy Mitchell, Tom Stark, Jason Stark, Sherry Geier, Emily Ochs, Jessica Ochs, Camille Gordon, Erin David and Brent Blank, as well as several Great and Great Great Grandchildren.

Lorene was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son and daughter in law Jerome and Jeanie Stark and a grandchild Kimberly Stark.