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Pamela J. LakenPamela J. Laken Nee: Herron Age 65, passed away suddenly, Saturday September 8, 2012 at her home in Normal, IL. Survived by her husband Donald Laken; two daughters Melissa (Scott) Brown Bertuca and Michelle (Brian) Brown Fagan; 4 granddaughters and 2 grandsons; one sister Kathy (Bill) Meyering. Preceded in death by her parents Kenneth and Jean Herron. Born in Streator, IL, raised in Park Forest, IL, living in Normal, IL. Graduated from the University of Illinois. Retired as Director of Medical Records from Pekin (IL) Hospital and as Health Insurance Claims staff from State Farm Insurance, Bloomington, IL. Pamela enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, reading books and watching movies. She was an avid Illini Fan, who enjoyed tailgating and attending the football games. Funeral from the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, Thursday September 13, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 416 N. Chicago St., Joliet, IL. 60432 for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home.
Don and family-I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
<strong>Krista Sheppard</strong> - September 15, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM
We send our heartfelt sympathies to the Laken Family. Pam was a beloved employee. Pekin Hospital Administration
September 13, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM
Don, Melissa, Michelle and family, we were so saddened to hear about Pam. Please accept our sincere condolences. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
<strong>Amy Supan</strong> - September 13, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM
I was shocked to hear of Pam's passing. She was wonderful to work with at OSF. May memories of her life help ease your hearts during this sad time.
<strong>Karen Bandusch Harris</strong> - September 12, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM
Don, and the family of Pam....so saddened to hear of the unexpected and sudden death of Pam. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs from Bloomington.
<strong>Kim Engstrom</strong> - September 12, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM
So very sorry for your loss. Eccl 7:1 says: A name is better than good oil, and the day of death than the day of one's being born. May the God of all comfort be with your family.
<strong>Gwen Everson</strong> - September 11, 2012 at 12:00 AM Jan 2 2013 12:00 AM
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