Thursday, October 5, 2006

Marie Lee Haptonstall, 96, of Kewanee, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 2, 2006. Graveside services and burial will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday at the LaFayette Cemetery, LaFayette, Ill. Rev. Rene' Barth will officiate.

She was born on Nov. 1, 1909, in Kewanee, Ill., the daughter of Clayton Thomas and Jennie Elizabeth (Beam) Cox. She married Carl W. Haptonstall on May 26, 1928, in Peoria. Ill. He preceded her in death in 1971.

Survivors include: three sons, Carl Haptonstall, of Demming, N.M., Francis (Janis) Haptonstall, of Victoria, Ill., and Michael (Nancy) Haptonstall, of Kewanee; four daughters, Florence Sizemore, of Cassville, Loretta (Richard) Reynolds, of Monmouth, Ill., Sherry Bradshaw, of Russellville, Ark., and Cheryl Haptonstall, of Sycamore, IL, 41 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, great great-grandchildren; and one great great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Lloyd W. and Clayton J., one daughter, Wilma D. Lindsey, three grandchildren, three brothers and three sisters.