Lois E. (Welge) Hill, 90, of Springfield, Ill., formerly of Taylorville, passed away at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Heritage Health Hospice in Springfield, Ill.
Lois was born January 15, 1927 in Zanesville, Ill. the daughter of Roy W. and Charlotte (Mundhink) Welge. She married Charles H. Hill on September 8, 1943 in Hillsboro, Ill. He preceded her in death on November 28, 1973.
Lois was homemaker and worked the family farm. She also worked in conjunction with First Trust Bank, in Taylorville, and their trust department, to arrange for in home healthcare services for many citizens of Christian County, often times working in the homes herself. She was a past member of the First United Methodist Church of Taylorville, United Methodist Church of Owaneco, the Home Bureau of Christian County, Christian County 4H, and the Lady Land Owners of Christian County. Lois enjoyed vegetable gardening, canning, attending auctions, antiquing, and refinishing furniture.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and seven siblings.
Lois is survived by her children, Diana K. Umberger of Taylorville, Ill., Judith A. DeWerff of Mt. Olive, Ill., Charlene H. (husband, Douglas) Ross of Birmingham, Ala., and Charles H. (companion, Lizzy Brown) Hill of Springfield, Ill.; grandchildren: Lucas (wife, Tracee) Ross of Boulder, Colo., Colleen (husband, Pele Washington) Ross of Seattle, Wash., Lori Curran of Gillespie, Ill., and Garrett and Aidan Hill both of Charleston, Ill.; great-grandchildren: Taylor Ross-Washington and Ella Curran; and many nieces and nephews.
A private family graveside ceremony was held at Glen Haven Memorial Garden in Taylorville, Ill.
Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin St., Taylorville, IL 62568 has been entrusted with ceremonies.
Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to offer condolences to the family.