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Lucille "Lou" M. McLure

Nov 16, 2012

Lucille “Lou” M. McClure, 86, Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Arbor Court.

Visitation will begin after noon on Friday, Nov. 16, at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel where the family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Trenton Missionary Church, with the Rev. Dave Forrester officiating. Burial will be in the White Oak Cemetery. Memorials have been established to White Oak Cemetery and the Trenton Missionary Church. Online condolences may be directed to

Born Oct. 24, 1926, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Claire and Evelyn (Estes) Lessenger. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School. On Oct. 1, 1945, she married Robert McClure in Iowa City.

She had been employed at Sheaffer Pen Company, Kennedy Dairy and the Mental Health Institute. She retired from Mt. Pleasant Bank and Trust after 16 years working as a teller.

A member of the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club, she enjoyed sports. Her hobbies included needlepoint, reading, playing cards, cooking and spending time with her grandchildren. She attended the Trenton Missionary Church in Trenton, and was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; a son, James (Sara) McClure of Mt. Pleasant; one daughter, Connie Church of Moravia, N.Y.; a sister, Pauline Jacobson of Grand Junction, Colo.; a brother, Roger (Sadie) Lessenger of Antlers, Okla; six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Patti Whitsel; and a son-in-law, William Church.



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