We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home
Mary Loraine Dummeier Powell, 101 of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Providence Point in Paducah, KY.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Paducah, KY with Rev. Dr. Tim Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Seven Mile Baptist Church Cemetery.
Loraine worked for Chicon Vending, and then retired at age 62 from Good Luck Glove Factory after 20 years. Afterward, she decided she wasn’t ready for retirement, so Loraine worked at the Metropolis Public Library until age 80. Loraine was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, enjoyed reading, playing the piano and organ and going to and serving at Happy Hearts.
Loraine is survived by her son, Phillip Dummeier and wife Diana K. Douglas; daughter, Mary D. Tucker and husband David; stepdaughter, Janet Maggio and husband Leonard; eight grandchildren, Mary Ann Dummeier, Adam Dummeier, Leslie Forbes (Will), April Choate (Collin), Lori Maggio-Hall (Michael), Joseph Maggio (Kathleen), Diana Neely and Kate Neely; three great grandchildren, Ethan Lippincott, Landon Choate and Luke Choate; two step grandchildren, Lori Maggio-Hall (Michael) and Joseph Maggio (Kathleen); and several step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Nellie (Dunn) Buldtman; first husband, C.W. Dummeier; second husband, Quentin J. Powell; stepdaughter, Rosalie Corse; daughter-in-law, Judy (Haun) Dummeier; one grandson, Roger Damon Dummeier.
Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday evening, June 23, 2022 from 6 to 8 pm at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis and on Saturday, June 25, 2022 from 1 to 2 pm at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in the Fellowship Hall.
Memorial contributions may be given in Loraine’s name to Happy Hearts Senior Center 701 Ferry Street, Metropolis, IL 62960 or Metropolis Public Library 317 Metropolis Street, Metropolis, IL 62960. Condolences for the family may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.
Happy Hearts Senior Center
701 Ferry Street, Metropolis IL 62960
Metropolis Public Library
317 Metropolis Street, Metropolis IL 62960