Lorena 'Lori' Way


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Posted Online: Feb. 10, 2013, 6:36 pm
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Lorena L. "Lori" Way, 44, of Coal Valley, died unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, shortly after arrival at Trinity Moline.
Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Celebration of Life Chapel at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley, with Pastor Tim Carr officiating. Memorials may be made to a memorial fund for her daughter, Cassidy.
Lori was born Feb. 27, 1968, in Rock Island, to Melvin Dale and Sharon Wheeler Way. She was a wonderful cook, a kind and giving person and an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
She is survived by the light of her life, her daughter, Cassidy; her mother and stepfather, Sharon and Del Turnbough, Owensville, Mo.; her father and stepmother, Dale and June Way, Aledo; her brother and sister-in-law, Ken and Sally Way, Silvis; half brother, Ron Way, Moline; her aunt and "other mother," Linda Sheppard, Coal Valley; two nieces; cousins; and many friends, especially Jennifer Sandman and Todd Geyssens. She was preceded in death by her grandmas, Margie Way and Lorene Wheeler; her aunt, Op Wheeler; and uncles, Jerry Wheeler and John and Gary Way.
Lori's family invites friends to share stories and condolences and light a candle in her memory at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.












 




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