Arlene 'Lee' Hodel
GALESBURG-Arlene “Lee’’ Elizabeth Hodel, 85, Galesburg, formerly of Las Vegas, died at 10:25 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, at Seminary Manor in Galesburg.
She was born March 14, 1924, in Abingdon, the daughter of Earl and Pauline (Evans) Lenz. She married Frank C. Hodel May 13, 1945, in Abingdon. He preceded her in death Nov. 7, 2003.
She is survived by one sister, Norma Devlin, Oneida; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
She was reared and educated in Abingdon, graduating from Abingdon High School in 1942. She attended Brown’s Business College in Galesburg.
She worked as a loan officer at Security Bank of L.A. for 34 years from 1946 to 1980.
Cremation rites were accorded. A memorial services was held Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, at Oneida Cemetery in Oneida with the Rev. David Pyell officiating.
Inurnment will be later in Las Vegas.
Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory, Oneida, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Galesburg Rescue Mission or Knox County Humane Society.