Lacon-Lorraine S. Royer of Lacon died February 20, 2014 at
2:43am at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Lacon. She was born on
January 18, 1943 to the late Orval and Mildred Platt Sueltz in
Ottawa, IL. She was married to Harold Royer on May 17, 1970 in
Lorraine was a graduate of Midstate College. She
went to work as a secretary at Caterpillar downtown headquarters
and later the Tech Center. She also spent over 30 years as the
receptionist for Lacon Eye Clinic & Dr. John Geiser.
She was a member of the Lacon Sparland United
Lorraine is survived by her daughter Rhonda (Michael) Regguinti
of Sparland; step- son Todd (Kathy) Royer of Elk Grove, CA;
brother Gary Sueltz of Bartonville; sisters Trudy (Mark) McLaren of
Peoria and Chrissy (Tim) Smith of Mokena IL; step sister Joy
(Kevin) Schroyer of Zionsville, IN, and step father Gerald Flatt of
Tuscola IL. Also surviving are her grandchildren: Clayton&
Logan Wunder, Chandler Nelson, Dylan Royer, Allison Rivera, Jordan
Heckelman, and Breanna Fisher.
She was preceded in death by her parents, step-
daughter Jill Carter, and 2 nephews.
Services will be held on Tuesday, February 25 at 11am at
the Lacon Sparland United Methodist Church. The reverends Mike
Barclay and Bob Hentrich will officiate. Visitation will be Monday,
February 24 from 5-7pm at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon. Burial will
be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Memorials can be made to her
church or Illinois Cancer Care. Online condolences can be left at
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