Leonie M. (Hymel) Farringer

December 18, 1940 ~ March 24, 2019 (age 78)


Leonie Mary (Hymel) Farringer

Leonie Mary (Hymel) Farringer, age 78, of Dixon, was born in

New Orleans, La. on December 18, 1940.  She passed away

surrounded by her loving family on March 24, 2019. 


Lee was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Patrick

Catholic Church in Dixon.  She retired from her career

as a nurse of many years to spend time with her family and

friends.  She enjoyed reading, crafting, painting,

gardening, sewing, and visiting with people.         

She is preceded in death by her parents, Theophile

“Dewey” and Edith Rose (Abreo) Hymel; her loving

husband, Ronald Farringer; one son, Darrell Farringer; three

brothers, Milton Hymel, Albert Hymel and Earl Hymel; and one sister, Theresa


Lee is survived by her brother, Art (Joy) Hymel of Baton

Rouge, La.; her children, Ronald (Gwen) Farringer of

Lynchburg, Va., Sue (Ron) Levan of Dixon, Rick (Penny) Farringer

of Lee Center, and Rose Grygiel of Dixon; one

daughter-in-law, Nancy Farringer of Savannah, Ga.; two

sisters-in-law, Rose Hymel and Sharon (Pork) Lehman; two brothers-in-law, Dewey Tweed and Jerry (Sue) Farringer; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; several step-children, nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

A gathering of family and friends will be Monday, April 1,

2019 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at St. Patrick Catholic

Church in Dixon.  Celebration of the Mass of Christian

Burial will be Monday at 11:00 AM at the church with

Reverend Keith Romke officiating.  Burial will be at

Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon.         

A memorial has been established.         

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Gathering of Family and Friends
April 1, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
612 Highland Ave
Dixon, IL 61021

Mass of Christian Burial
April 1, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
612 Highland Ave
Dixon, IL 61021

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