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Lucille Cummings

February 21, 1930 — March 21, 2015

Lucille M. "Lucy" Cummings, 85 of Minonk, IL passed away at 6:37 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born February 21, 1930 in Minonk to Leo J. and Bertha A. (Rutkowski) Glowacki. She married Russell E. Cummings on April 27, 1957 in Indian Head, MD. He passed away on July 17, 2004 in Minonk.

She was also preceded in death by her brother John Glowacki.

Surviving are her children; Russell E. (Dorothy) Cummings, II of Thorndale, TX; Mary (Paul) Thompson of Bloomington, IL; John (Lisa) Cummings of El Paso, IL; Vickie (Wayne) Meyer of Leroy, IL; one brother Gerald (Caroline) Glowacki of Minonk; one sister-in-law Joyce Glowacki of Rutland, IL; 12 grandchildren, Russell III, Donna, Laurie, Rachael, Christopher, Tim, Matt, Amberlin, Emma, Nickelle, Trey, Colin and six great-grandchildren.

Lucy was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Minonk. She was a former vice president of the Altar and Rosary Society, she taught Catechism (CCD) classes for more than 20 years and sang in the choir. She was a lifetime member of the VFW women's guild, she volunteered at Lida Home\Heritage Manor in Minonk for several years and was an avid bingo player. Her true love was her family. She enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Minonk. Franciscan Friars will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Cremation will be accorded. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is in charge of arrangements. Burial of ashes will be in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in Minonk.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at


MAR 26. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. Patrick Church
420 E. 6th Street
Minonk, IL 61760

Memorial Service

MAR 26. 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. Patrick Church
420 E. 6th Street
Minonk, IL 61760

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