Lucinda Muirhead Corron

By on June 15, 2010

Lucinda Muirhead Corron, 101, of Campton Township, died June 12 at her home.

She had been a resident of Campton Township for 64 years.

She was born June 4, 1909 in Plato Township, the daughter fo the late John and Elizabeth Beith Muirhead.

Lucinda graduated from Plato Township High School in1927 and also was a graduate of Wheaton College in 1931 and Northwestern University M.A. in 1938.

She taught English at Plato High School until her marriage to Robert Corron on June 14, 1946.

Her memberships include the Wasco Ladies Aid, St. Charles Women’s Club and she was a former member of the Plato Methodist Church. She was also a volunteer at the Elgin Mental Health Center.

She is survived by two sons, Robert (Jane) Corron of Campton Township, and David Corron of Campton Township. One Daughter, Sarah (Larry) Toms of Oregon, Ill., and one granddaughter, Ashley Corron, of Chicago.

Lucinda was preceeded in death by her husband, Robert, two sisters, Elizabeth Muirhead and Lillian Dahlstrom, and two brothers, Donald and John Muirhead.

Lucinda and her family appreciated the loving care given to her by Mary Niceley and Norene Milligan.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 16 at Whitney Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. June 15 at Yurs Funeral Home in St. Charles.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wasco Ladies Aid, the American Cancer Society, or to the Parkinson’s Sisease Foundation.