Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Lynne Weller

Lynne Weller, age 71, of Lima, Illinois, died Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 8:33 p.m. in her home. Lynne was born on June 6, 1947 in Liverpool, UK, the daughter of Andrew and May Jones Robinson.

Lynee Weller | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IllinoisLynne is survived by her sister, Joan Robinson Wilde Emmett, but was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings, Rose, Harry and Kenneth Robinson.
She was a loving aunt to nephews, Harry Robinson, Stephen Wilde, Billy Robinson, Paul Robinson, David Wilde; and nieces, Janet Robinson, Julie Wilde Holt. And was great-aunt to their children.

All surviving relatives reside in the UK.

Lynne was employed by John Deere Life Insurance Company in Jacksonville IL for nine years, during which time she earned her Masters Degree at Sangamon State University, Springfield IL.

In January 1990 she was employed as an English Faculty Member at John Wood Community College until her retirement on May 15, 2012.

Lynne’s body has been donated for science and will be cremated at a later date.

Lynne was beloved by family, friends and caregivers, and most devotedly of all by her cats, Charlotte and Lizzy.

Memorials may be made in her memory to the Quincy Humane Society or John Wood Community College Advancement Office for the English Department.

Hansen-Spear Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  1. Loved having her as my English teacher at John Wood. She was a wonderful woman. Think of her often. She made me cake for my birthday and brought it to class. Very special lady. She will be greatly missed.

  2. I love you Lynne! You were such a great friend to me and have left me with a lot of wisdom and more open mind. You will be missed and I will think of you always!

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