Andrea L. Puhr, 15, of Danville, passed away unexpectedly at
7:40 a.m. Monday (May 23, 2005) at Provena United Samaritans
Medical Center in Danville.
She was born February 25, 1990, in Urbana, the daughter of
Michael J. and Joann F. (Makemson) Puhr. She is survived by: her
parents - Michael and Joann Puhr of Danville; two brothers,
Chris Puhr, and her twin brother, Andrew Puhr; her paternal
grandmother, Dorothy Puhr, and her maternal grandfather, Burt
Makemson, all of Danville; also, numerous aunts, uncles and
cousins who will greatly miss her contagious giggles and laughs.
She was preceded in death by: her paternal grandfather,
Edward R. Puhr in 1996; her maternal grandmother, Margaret
Makemson on February 16, 2005; two aunts, Marilyn and Dianne
Makemson; one uncle, Robert Myers; one cousin, Robert Puhr; and
a very special friend, Alexandra Hanciaux.
Andrea graduated from East Park Grade School and was
attending North Ridge Middle School. She was a client of the
Vermilion County Cerebral Palsy Clinic, attended AMBUCS summer
camp and Holy Family Catholic Church. She loved music and
enjoyed school and spending time with her friends at school.
Andrea enjoyed cartoons, liked to camp, go boating and the
thrill of fast carnival rides. She loved snuggling her mommy and
daddy and loved spending time with her brothers. Andrea was her
A celebration of Andrea's life will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Friday, May 27, 2005, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation
Center, 3940 N. Vermilion, Danville, with Fr. Ted Pracz and
Pastor Dave Garver officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m.
Thursday, May 26, 2005 at the funeral home, with a wake service
to be held at 7:30 p.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Vermilion
County Cerebral Palsey Clinic, 210 Avenue C, Danville, IL 61832
AND/OR Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive, 310 Bryan Avenue,
Danville, IL 61832.
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