Lucille B. Starwalt (89) of Montrose


Published on April 11 2013 10:23 am

Lucille B. Starwalt, 89, of Montrose, Illinois passed away at 4:51 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Evergreen Nursing & Rehab Center in Effingham.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday April 12 at the Jewett Community Church. Visitation will be from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Toledo. Burial will be in the Mullen Cemetery, rural Montrose. Memorials can be made to the Jewett Community Church. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

Lucille was born September 18, 1923 in Neoga, the daughter of Thurl and Nellie (Prince) Burton. She married Rex Starwalt October 3, 1959 in Effingham. Lucille was a homemaker and retired from G.E. in Mattoon. She attended Jewett Community Church. Lucille was a longtime quilter, she loved her family, cooking and watching Bluebirds.

Surviving are her husband; son, E. Gerard (wife Patricia) Kinnaman of Charleston; brothers, Thurl Burton Jr. of Watson, Lester Burton of Neoga, Paul Burton of Toledo, Jack Burton of Watson and Carl Burton of Lawrenceville; one sister, Faye Welch of Mattoon; three grandchildren, Angela Coulter of Rantoul, Marla (husband Daniel) Tweit of West Terre Haute and Stacie (husband Al) Gollihar of Mattoon; six great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Marion, Henry and Gilbert Burton;sisters, Vivian Cross, Eunice Starwalt, Maxine Cather and Joan Cross.