Laura E. Worner

October 21, 1921 ~ December 24, 2018 (age 97)


MORTON - Laura E. Worner, 97, of Morton, passed away Monday, December 24, 2018, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.
She was born October 27, 1921, in Peoria, to Albert and Edna (Naffziger) Ernsberger. She married Glenn Worner on December 19, 1943, in Peoria. He preceded her in death on March 7, 2006. She was also preceded in death by daughter, Linda Kellum and sister, Shirley Lovely and son-in-law, Gary Howard.
Surviving are daughter, Shirley (Daniel) Lilly of Springfield, Ill.; son, Donald (Lisa) Worner of Olathe, Kan.; son-in-law, Donald Kellum of Morton; six grandchildren, Krista (John) Olt, Brent (Lynnae) Kellum, Michael (Sheila) Howard, Karen (Mark) Philip, Keith (Jennifer) Worner and Bradley (Alicia) Worner; and eight great grandchildren.
Laura was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of the Morton United Methodist Women Society.

She was a faithful member of Morton United Methodist Church, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018, with Pastor Gabe Wanck officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service Saturday at the church.
Burial will be held at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to Morton United Methodist Church Building Fund.


DEC 29. 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM (CST)

Morton United Methodist Church
420 N. Tennessee Ave.
Morton, IL


DEC 29. 11:00 AM (CST)

Morton United Methodist Church
420 N. Tennessee Ave.
Morton, IL

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