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Lois Jean Haynes of Bement

Lois Jean Haynes, 88 of Bement, IL. passed away at 3:11 P.M. on Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the St. Michael's Catholic Church, Bement, IL. The Rev. Father Bruce Lopez will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until time of services on Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in the Bement Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Bement E.M.T.'s, St. Michael's Catholic Church, Bement or the John and Mary E. Kirby Hospital, Monticello, IL. Lois Jean was born on December 27, 1923 in Colfax Township, in Champaign County, IL. a daughter of Charles Francis and Flossie Roach Ryan. She married Raymond E. Haynes on April 15, 1944 in Bement, IL. Surviving are her husband, Raymond E. Haynes of Bement, IL., son, Jim Haynes of Bement; daughter, Ellen (Joe) Mooney of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Abby Chirico, Joseph Hickle, Jenna Sullivan, Megan Curtis; great-grandchildren, Tyler Sullivan and Jayce Curtis; nephews, William F. (Elaine) Tracy II of Monticello, Timothy W. (Molly) Tracy of Bement; great-nieces, Katherine Sokolowski, Colleen Kremitzki, Maggie Tracy and Kathleen Tracy; great-nephews, Ryan Tracy, Patrick Tracy; great-great-nephews, Lucas and Liam Sokolowski; great-great-niece Meredith Kremitzki; and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Agnes Tracy. Lois Jean graduated from Bement Township High School and was a Piatt County Landowner and retired farmer. She was a member of the St. Michael's Catholic Church and had worked at Haynes Auction Service of Bement from 1968 to 2004. Her family was the joy of her life. Lois Jean will forever be remembered, loved and missed by all her family and friends. Roux – Hinds Funeral Home, 348 N. Piatt St., Bement, IL. has been entrusted by her family to honor Lois Jean's life.