Linda S. Lohse, 81 of Mechanicsburg, IL passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 7:26 p.m. at the Henry & Jane Vonderlieth Living Center in Mt. Pulaski, IL. She was born on May 20, 1938 in Stonington, IL the daughter of Elmer and Alice (Stanley) Metz. She married Melvin Lohse on August 24, 1953 in Pocahontas, AR. 

She is survived by her Husband: Melvin Lohse of Mechanicsburg, IL; Sons: Douglas (Debbie) Lohse of Decatur, IL; Melvin (Joyce) Lohse of Mt. Auburn IL; Richard (Charleen) Lohse of Decatur, IL; Daughter: Beverly (Gary) Pope of Blue Mound, IL; Grandchildren: Jennifer, Chris, Jon, Jamie, Roxann, Michele, Kirby, Kaley and Kelsey; Several Great-Grandchildren, Nieces and  Nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, son: Paul Lohse, brothers: Roy, Wayne, Charles, and Paul Metz and Sister: Barbara Lopez. 

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Memorial Service will be immediately following the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Mike Tozer officiating. Inurnment will be in Bethany Cemetery in Bulpitt, IL.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. 

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