Lucille Cookson, age 91, of Quincy, died on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in Sunset Home. She was born on April 19, 1926 in Quincy, IL the daughter of Albert G. & Clara Ann (Terweschie) Brink. She married Kenneth Leo "Deedle" Cookson on December 22, 1944. He preceded her in death on
September 19, 1996.
Lucille was a seamstress for Quincy Casket Company for several years. She was a lifelong member of St. Francis Catholic Church. She loved going to garage sales. Lucille was a good cook and always enjoyed time spent with family, especially the grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Lucille is survived by:
TWO DAUGHTERS: Shirley Walbring of Quincy and Sharon Peuster and her husband Donald of Palmyra, MO.
SIX GRANDCHILDREN: Mark Walbring and his wife Janice; Christine Horman and her husband David; Matt Walbring and his wife Lori; Amy Feldkamp and her husband Kirby; and Brian Peuster and his wife Lillie and Bradley Peuster and his wife Liz.
16 Great Grandchildren along with numerous nieces nephews and other relatives also survive.
In addition to her husband, Lucille was also preceded in death by a sister: Florence Bolan and brothers: Clarence, Raymond, Albert, Ralph and Carl Brink.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 9:30 in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Catholic Church. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon from 3:00 until 6:00 PM at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Clint and Linda Reeves
- So sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed your mom. She had a neat sense of humor. She is probably checking out garage sales.
- Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Hoping memories will give you peace.
- Miss Lucille was always special to me. I loved listening to her stories of her younger years. She had the cutest sense of humor. And the sweetest heart. She will surely be missed. I am so sorry for your loss, but so thankful for my memories of her