Bartonville- Veronica Lucas, 55, of Bartonville, died at 10:30 am Friday, June 10, 2011 at Rosewood Care Center in Peoria.
She was born August 18, 1955 in Peoria to Leland and Patsie (Taylor) Ely. She married David Lucas on June 21, 1980 in Chillicothe, IL. He survives.
Also surviving are one son, Michael, of Bartonville, and two brothers, Paul (Georgianna) Ely of Liberty, MO and David Ely of Peoria.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a nephew, Christopher Ely.
Graduating from ISU-Normal with a Bachelors degree in accounting, Veronica was a CPA with Baumann & Associates in Bartonville for 30 years.
She most loved her family and attending her son’s sporting events. She enjoyed knitting, reading, and spending time with friends and family
Veronica was a precious soul who will be dearly missed by everyone.
Memorial services will be at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2011 at the East Peoria Free Methodist Church. The Rev. Steve Clason will preside. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Cremation rites have been accorded by Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville. Burial of cremated remains will be at Blue Ridge Cemetery near Chillicothe.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Susan G. Komen Foundation.