LUCILLE A. ALTMAN, 83 years old of Antioch, IL passed away Friday, February 13, 2009 at Advocate Condell Hospital, Libertyville, IL. She was born Jan 15, 1926 in Worcester, MA the daughter of the late Joseph and Laetitia (Rouleau) Bastien.
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She was raised in Saginaw, MI where she graduated from St. Mary Cathedral High School and had lived in Cicero and Franklin Park, IL before moving to Antioch permanently in 1976.
On September 23, 1953 she married Roy H. Altman in Maywood, IL and he preceded her in death on March 12, 1992. She and her husband had operated the RA-CO Mfg. Metal Spinning Co in Stone Park, IL for several years.
Lucille was a dedicated member of St. Peter Church in Antioch and was a member, past president and woman of the year of the Council of Catholic Women. She also was a member of the Antioch Women's Club, The Women of the Moose, The AARP and the Antioch Senior Center.
Her many interests and hobbies included, plane riding with her husband, fishing, playing cards, bingo, traveling, bowling, golfing, going to the casino and being a wine connoisseur. Lucille adored her family, especially her grandchildren.
Survivors include her son, Robert J. (Linda) Altman of Antioch; her grandchildren, Nathan and Aaron; her sisters, Constance Bailey of Saginaw, MI, Mary Lou Hebeler of St. Johns, MI and Barbara (Richard) Furstenberg of Ludington, MI.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters, Anita Krupp and Gertrude Garson.
Memorial Services with Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, February 21, 2009 at St. Peter Church, 557 Lake Street, Antioch, IL. Interment of her cremains will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Antioch.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made, in her memory, to the Open Arms Mission, 1548 Main Street, Antioch, IL. Information: Strang Funeral Home of Antioch, 847-395-4000.
Please sign our guest book for Lucille at www.strangfh.com
Published in News Sun on Feb. 17, 2009