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“We are very sorry for your loss LOVE THE LEONARDS ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: john vanessa cole and nicole - IL

“We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter Lara. Time goes so quickly. Our hearts go out to you. Lara is with angels now. Peace be...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Blackburn - Lincoln, IL

“We were so sorry to hear of Lara's passing. Heaven is just a little sweeter with her arrival. Lara sat with us a lot at church, we missed her when...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Bev and Stan Lewis - Marissa, IL

“It's been several years since I last saw Lara. In high school, we rode the bus together. She was such a sweet girl, always fun to talk to, but...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Norma (Strotheide) VonBokel - IL

“So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I have notified the rest of the 26th... SF Sonny ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: G H Sonny Hollub Jr. - Buda, TX

“So sorry for your loss! ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Walt griffin - lafayette, IN

“Sending prayers to your family, thinking of the memories I had.Fly high in heaven! ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Janice Diekemper (Weeke) - IL

“All my thoughts & prayers to the entire family. Thinking of all the smiles, laughs & joy you brought to all of your friends in grade school in...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Kerry Toensing - okawville, IL

“Sending love and prayers for your family. You are with the angels pretty girl. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Robin Goebel

“You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss! ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Pat and Gay Jansen - Breese, IL

“Bless my sweet sisterShe who brightens my worldWhom I have loved so much And cherish eternallyMay you brighten only laughter And joy to all...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Stacie Osuna - Breese, IL

“May the Lord give you strength--This is my prayer for you and your family. ...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Dan Walk - Girard, IL

“My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. I have so many memories with your family while you lived in Okawville. My sincere sympathy for your...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Becky Criner (Rennegarbe) - IL

“with prayers and deepest sympathy to the family at this difficult time. God bless everyone ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Nancy Coble - Springfield, IL


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Lara Elizabeth DeLong, 44, of Smithton, IL; born on September 10, 1970 in Springfield, IL; passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, IL.

Lara enjoyed life, music, flowers and especially coffee.

She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents and one brother – Erich Heidle.

She is survived by her father - Michael (Mary) DeLong of Marissa, IL. Her mother – Lila (Terry) Ahrens of Breese, IL. One sister – Stacie Osuna of Breese, IL. Three brothers – Jason (Carrie) DeLong of Belleville, IL; Tony Evans of Marissa, IL; Shaun Heidle of Belleville, IL. One nephew – David Osuna. Two nieces – Alexis Osuna; Audrey Evans.

Visitation: Friends may call at the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, IL on Monday,
November 3, 2014 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Funeral: Services will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, IL on Monday,
November 3, 2014 at 10:00 am with Rev. Donald Wagner officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Girard City Cemetery in Girard, IL.