Lucinda S. Stone (92) of Shelbyville


Published on June 3 2013 8:21 am

Lucinda S. Stone, 92, of Shelbyville, Illinois died at 10:46 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013 in her residence surrounded by all of her children.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5 in Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Shelbyville with Rev. E. Wade Helmkamp officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville and one hour before services Wednesday in the church. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyvillr.  Memorials may be given to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Shelbyville or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

Mrs. Stone was born June 24, 1920 in Strasburg, the daughter of Friedrich W. and Lucinda Bauer Stremming. Lucinda graduated from Westervelt High School in the Class of 1938. She married Clarence F. “Stoney” Stone September 21, 1941. Lucinda was a lifetime wife, mom, grandma and great-grandma. She worked for the Shelby County Water & Soil Conservation Department as a clerk, M.J. Wilson Auto Company as an insurance secretary, Sears, C.W. Insurance Company and Bauer Auction Service where she and her sisters ran the lunch wagon. She served on the Shelby County Courthouse Board of Supervisors. She was an election judge and was the Chief Family Officer (CFO) of the Stone household. She also volunteered her time to help the Shelby County American Cancer Society serving as treasure, Girl Scouts as a leader, American Red Cross as a nurses’ aide and was a dog and child trainer. Lucinda was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, VFW Auxiliary and a 42 year member of TOPS all in Shelbyville.  

She is survived by her sons, Larry “Rocky” (wife Mary) Stone of Montrose, Jerry (wife Bev) Stone of Pana, Jacky “Jack” (wife Ginger) Stone of Washington, IL and Earl Stone and special friend Cindy Lou Moser of Lexington, KY; daughters, Delores “Dee” Kiefer of Effingham, Fritzie (husband Larry) Nichols of Shelbyville and Lucinda “Cindy” (husband Bob) Morgan of Shelbyville; 16 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clarence October 24, 2009; son, Ronald Stone; infant daughter, Leota Stone; son-in-law, John Kiefer; brother, Roy Stremming; and three sisters, Frieda Mietzner, Minerva McNeese and Dorothy Edwards Gravens.