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Cora Love

May 26, 1933 — October 27, 2021

Cora Love

Cora Mae Love

Age 88 of Custer Park, Illinois passed away October 27, 2021 at her home.

Born May 26, 1933 in Kankakee, Illinois, Cora Mae was a daughter of Harold and Adeline (Reardenz) Hoffman.  She was raised and educated in Custer Park and graduated from Reed-Custer High School. On October 3, 1952, Cora married John Love, Jr. in Kankakee and together they made a home and raised their family in Custer Park. In addition to being a devoted wife and mother, Cora helped to raise animals on the farm, and held an unwavering love for her family.

Survivors include her husband of 69 years, John Love, Jr.; four children: Douglas (Mariea) Love, Dennis (LuAnn) Love, David (Linda) Love, and Janice (Joe) Mancuso; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; three siblings: Doris, Glenn, and Vernon, and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as cousins.

Cora was preceded in death by her parents, and two sisters: Carol Ann and Lorraine.

Per Cora's wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Cora’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto:

Cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)

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