Lorena Ida Blessinger, 94, Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Lorena Ida Blessinger, 94, of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, died October 30 at her home. She was born in Ireland July 27, 1926, to Martin and Anna (Hopf) Blessinger.

Lorena was a 1944 graduate of Jasper High School. She worked for the GE transistor plants in Huntingburg and Tell City for 15 years, for Lake Central Airlines in Chicago for three years, and as a reservationist for Delta Airlines for 33 years. After retirement she worked part time at Kohl’s Department Store in Chicago. She enjoyed traveling and reading.

She is survived by one sister, Rosemarye Blessinger, Streamwood, Illinois; and five cousins.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister; Margie A. Blessinger, and a brother and sister who both died in childbirth, Michael and Martina A. Blessinger.

Graveside burial services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Mary Catholic Church Cemetery in Ireland. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com.

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