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Lola Harper

May 11, 1916 — December 14, 2016

Eureka-Lola Harper, 100, of Eureka, IL passed away at 11:15 am on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home where she had been a resident.

She was born on May 11, 1916 in Humboldt, Nebraska a daughter of James and Donnie Miller Earley. She married Robert Harper on July 25, 1933 in Densmore, KS. He passed away on November 10, 1966.

Surviving are one son, William "Bill" Harper of Roanoke, IL; three daughters, Viola King of Eureka, IL; Martha Lewis of Eureka, IL; Naomi King of East Peoria, IL; twenty-four grandchildren, sixty-two great grandchildren, sixty-nine great great grandchildren and daughter-in-law, Virginia Harper of Elmwood, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, John Harper; three sisters, one brother, three step-sons, and one step-daughter.

Lola worked for the Woodford County Treasurer's Office for 25 years.

She was a member of the Eureka Church of the Nazarene where funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. Rev. Michael Stipp will officiate. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5-7 pm at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at her church. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eureka Church of the Nazarene or American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be left at


DEC 20. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Funeral service

DEC 21. 11:00 AM (CST)

Eureka Church of the Nazarene
Eureka, IL

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