Canton – Louise Toncray, 99, of Canton, passed away at 2:00 AM on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Red Oak Estates in Canton just 6 days before her 100th birthday. She was born on February 14, 1920 in Lewistown, IL to Ray and Grace (Baughman) Mahr. She married Dale Toncray on October 31, 1941 in Bryant, IL. He preceded her in death on November 12, 2008.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; one grandson, Brad Thompson; one sister, Pauline Lacy.
She is survived by two children, Marlene (Ronnie) Thompson of Canton and Donna (Terry) Wignall of Mapleton; three grandchildren, Jill Thompson, Scott W. (Amy) Wignall, and Jennifer (Bryan) Engel; eight great-grandchildren; Madison Thompson, Carter (Paige) Thompson, Drew Engel, Ryan Engel, Evan Engel, Owen Wignall, Ashley Wignall, and Benjamin Wignall.
Louise was known for her chicken and noodles, chocolate cream pie, and fluffy sugar cookies. She was a member of Locust Lane UMC, Sunnyside Community Club, and Eastern Star in Fairview. She helped her husband on the farm and loved to cook.
Services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton. A visitation will be held from 5-7 PM on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory. Rev. Ellen Dodd and Rev. Ardith Corsaw will officiate. Burial will follow services at Fiatt Cemetery in Fiatt. Memorials can be made to Locust Lane UMC or JDRF. To view Louise’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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