In memory of
Avanelle M. (Hanson) Way
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In memory of
Avanelle M. (Hanson) Way
KNOXVILLE - Avanelle M. Way, 87, Knoxville, died at 4:32 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville. She was born May 16, 1931, in Galesburg, the daughter of Alvin J. and Golda A. (Matthews) Hanson. She was reared and educated in the Knoxville area. On Feb. 23, 1948, she wed Glenn Way in Champaign. He preceded her in death on May 24, 1972. She began working at the Circle T Restaurant on Illinois 150, then went on to become a cook at the Knoxville elementary school and high school; last she worked at Shotts Market. She also worked for Meals on Wheels. Avanelle is survived by her son, Monty (and Penny) Way of Galesburg; her daughter, Monica (and Ken) Tetrault of Meridina, Idaho; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; her brother; a daughter, Glenna; and three grandchildren. She was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Knoxville, as well as the church's Women's Group; she helped with making the church bulletins for many years. Volunteering at the Knox County Nursing Home and the Knoxville Legion Auxiliary were also ways she enjoyed spending her time. Cremation rites will be accorded. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at the Knoxville Cemetery. Rev. David Shreeves officiating. A fellowship gathering will be held following the service at the Hurd-Hendricks Fellowship Center in Knoxville. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church or the Knoxville Legion Auxiliary. Online condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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In memory of
Avanelle M. (Hanson) Way
KNOXVILLE - Avanelle M. Way, 87, Knoxville, died at 4:32 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville. She was born May 16, 1931, in Galesburg, the daughter of Alvin J. and Golda A. (Matthews) Hanson. She was reared and educated in the Knoxville area. On Feb. 23, 1948, she wed Glenn Way in Champaign. He preceded her in death on May 24, 1972. She began working at the Circle T Restaurant on Illinois 150, then went on to become a cook at the Knoxville elementary school and high school; last she worked at Shotts Market. She also worked for Meals on Wheels. Avanelle is survived by her son, Monty (and Penny) Way of Galesburg; her daughter, Monica (and Ken) Tetrault of Meridina, Idaho; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; her brother; a daughter, Glenna; and three grandchildren. She was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Knoxville, as well as the church's Women's Group; she helped with making the church bulletins for many years. Volunteering at the Knox County Nursing Home and the Knoxville Legion Auxiliary were also ways she enjoyed spending her time. Cremation rites will be accorded. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at the Knoxville Cemetery. Rev. David Shreeves officiating. A fellowship gathering will be held following the service at the Hurd-Hendricks Fellowship Center in Knoxville. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church or the Knoxville Legion Auxiliary. Online condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes - Knoxville Chapel
120 South Public Square
Knoxville, IL 61448
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