The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Obituaries

March 5, 2014

Anna J. Drennan

DANVILLE — Anna J. Drennan, 75, of Danville, passed away at 12:24 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

She was born June 18, 1938, in Georgetown, the daughter of Andy and Mildred Prunkard Drotos.

She married Gerald L. Drennan on March 2, 1991, in Westville. He survives.

She also is survived by three sons, Steve (Cheryl) Bennett of Westville, Roger (Laurie) Bennett of Georgia and Blair Bennett of Danville; three stepchildren, Julie (Mark) Bader of Eldridge, Troy (Jana) Drennan of Danville and Kristi (Jim) Wagle of Danville; stepson-in-law, Jim Nern of Somonauk; sister-in-law, Peggy Drotos; seven grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; many special nieces, nephews and cousins; and special friends, Kathy Coon and Roger and Betty Garland.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a stepdaughter, Lori Nern; a brother, Joe Drotos; a sister, Sharon Trosper; and a great-grandson, Matthew.

Anna worked at Teepak as a supervisor until her retirement in 2000. She enjoyed planting flowers and working outside in the yard and also had been a past member of the Sweet Adelines. Anna liked to travel. She enjoyed Branson, Mo., taking cruises with her group of special cousins and travelling to Florida to see friends. She also could be found on Friday nights having supper with her group of friends.

Most of all, she loved to spend time with her entire family. She always looked forward to making chicken and noodles for Christmas and Thanksgiving for her family and loved to help Gerald host the annual tractor show.

A service to celebrate the life of Anna J. Drennan will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville. Pastor Kevin Ziegler will officiate. Burial will follow at Gundy Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 7, also at Sunset in Danville.

Memorials may be made to Carle Hospice or the Southside Church of Christ.

Please join Anna’s family in sharing memories of her life through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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