Lillian E. Baumbeck, age 72, died Friday, April 1, 2011, at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.
She was born Feb. 13, 1939 in Wonder Lake to Walter and Marcella (Petrosky) Larsen.
Lillian was a resident of Belvidere for the past 6 years, and formerly lived in McHenry. She was employed at Mr. Don’s as a garment finisher for over 20 years, and previously worked at several dry cleaners throughout the years, always taking pride in her workmanship.
She was an avid NASCAR fan, and was especially fond of Dale Jarrett, #88. Lillian was a lifetime ticket holder for the Lifelock 400 race. She was a doting grandmother, and very much enjoyed her family and friends.
Survivors include a daughter, Beth (Chris) Tessman of Garden Prairie; four grandchildren, Matthew, Nick, Angela, and Grace; a sister, Carole Larsen of McHenry, and a brother, Larry (Candy) Larsen of Woodstock.
She was preceded in death by a son, Tom Michelsen Jr. in 2005.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Richmond.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, memorials are suggested by her family to the American Heart Association.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.