Laura M. Drennan, 88, of Springfield, died at 6:22 a.m., Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at Pleasant Hill Village, Girard, IL.
She was born the daughter of James and Hazel Miller Watson, on March 14, 1925 in Danville, IL. She married John Andrew Drennan, November 28, 1947, and he preceded her in death on August 19, 1991. She was also preceded in death by her parents, son, Bill Drennan; daughter, Sandra K. Drennan; one grandchild, one brother, and three sisters.
Laura is survived by her daughter, Caryl (James) Aebel of Sherman; daughter-in-law, Pat Drennan; two sisters, Bonnie (James) Marsaglia of Springfield, and Barbara Watson of Boyd, TX; four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Laura was a long time member of New City Community Church. She was employed by the Secretary of State retiring at age 81.
Visitation: 11am – 12pm Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12 pm Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Rick Wenneborg officiating. Burial will follow at Chatham Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff at Pleasant Hill Village in Girard for the loving care their mother received while living there.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm