Lena "Gracie" Struening, 94, of Macomb passed away at 10 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Heartland Healthcare Center in Macomb.
She was born on January 10, 1925 in Beason, Illinois to Louis and Lulu Baldwin Buesking. She married Vernon Paul Struening on April 20, 1947 in Lincoln, Illinois. He passed away on February 19, 1998.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; five brothers and three sisters.
Lena is survived by one daughter, Paula Brown of Macomb; one son, Craig (Julianne) Struening of Cynthiana, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Brandi Brown, Christopher Brown, Christi Struening and Cailean (Bryan) Nesbit and two great-grandchildren, Taylor Taulbee and Lukas Taulbee.
She lived in Lincoln, Springfield and Macomb before moving to Florida in 1977. She and her husband moved back to Macomb in 1990. She had worked in real estate while living in Florida.
Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no services.
Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb is in charge of arrangements.
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