Christa G. Lawhorn, 94, of Divernon, passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021 at her home. She was born September 2, 1927, in Wernigerode, Germany, the daughter of Friederich and Anna (Martini) Grabski. She married James L. Lawhorn on February 18, 1948 and he preceded her in death April 15, 2016.
She is also preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; and one brother.
Survivors include one daughter, Christa Hesser of New Lenox; and two sons, Jeffery (Pamela) Lawhorn of Coral Springs, FL and Gerald Lawhorn of Divernon; twelve grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Christa was of the Lutheran faith. She belonged to the D.A.N.K. Club for 40 plus years. She loved tending to her garden, knitting, crocheting and cooking. She also enjoyed traveling the world.
Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Friday, October 15, 2021 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield, with Reverend James Stuenkel officiating. Burial will follow at Horse Creek Cemetery.
CDC protocol shall be followed.
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Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021
Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Date: Friday, October 15, 2021
Time: 11:00 am
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