LaMoine C. Sullivan, 95 of Staunton, passed away on May 3, 2022, at Heritage Manor. She was born on July 6, 1926, in Staunton, a daughter of the late Henry and Ella Hasse.
After graduating from Staunton High School in 1944, she attended the University of Illinois studying architecture which she assisted her father, Henry Hasse, in his construction firm in Staunton. She married James F. Sullivan on May 26, 1951. Her husband preceded her in death in 2014.
They moved to Baltimore and she worked at Towson University while James worked for the Government Records center. In late 1951, they moved back to Staunton. LaMoine was a homemaker, then became a secretary to Staunton High School for over 28 years. She also worked for the Superintendent’s office in Carlinville. She continued to work in other jobs throughout the community well into her 70’s. She was an avid bowler well into her 80’s and even joined Dick Weber in an exhibition bowling event at The Alleys in Staunton.
She leaves behind her sons, Kevin (Margaret) and Don; grandchildren, Don’s children, Preston (Allie) Sullivan, Aubrey (James) Balman, Justin Sullivan, and Dillon Sullivan; and Kevin & Margaret’s son, Dan Sullivan; great-grandchildren, Blaize, Azlynn, Ruby, and Talulla Balman, and Preston; and Allie’s daughter, Annabelle Sullivan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to the Staunton Education Foundation, P.O. Box 192, Staunton, IL 62088. Private interment of cremains will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Staunton. The family will host a celebration of life in LaMoine’s honor at a later date.