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Lena Ruth Alvarez

Jerseyville | Thursday, May 30 2013

Lena Ruth Alvarez, 84, died at 10:45 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Willow Rose Rehab & Health Care in Jerseyville.She was born Oct. 23, 1928, and was the daughter of the late William Waller & Beulah (Frazer) Newman.She married Pascedis "Al" Alvarez on Aug. 22, 1963 in New Mexico, and the two lived near Joliet for many years before moving to rural Kane, where they spent several years before his death on Aug. 18, 1997.Surviving are a son, Terry McCloud of Quartz Hill, Ca.; a sister, Evelyn Woolsey of Jerseyville; along with several nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Mary Lois Freand; a brother, William Newman; a brother in law, William "Pete" Woolsey.Visitation will be from 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 5, 2013 until time of funeral services at 2 p.m., at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.  Rev. Larry Hayes will officiate.Burial will be in the Kane Cemetery.Memorials may be given to her family in care of the funeral home


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