Florence Irene Hoskins, 92, of Keithsburg, Illinois died Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Genesis East Medical Center.
Visitation starts at Noon with services at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 18, at First Christian Church, Keithsburg. Burial is at Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church.
Florence was born April 30, 1921 in Mantorville, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Everett and Eva (Eckhardt) Lloyd. She graduated from Keithsburg High School in 1939 and married Frederick G. Hoskins on December 27, 1941in Viola, Illinois. He preceded her in death on January 31, 1999.
Florence and Fred owned and operated Hoskins Greenhouse in Keithsburg for 30 years. She was a member of the Happy-Go-Lucky Club and a member of the First Christian Church of Keithsburg. She served as a trustee of the church for the past 14 years.
Florence is survived by a Daughter, Marla Reynolds of Keithsburg; Sons, Jim Hoskins of Columbia, South Carolina, Jan Hoskins of Sun City, Arizona and Vaughn Hoskins of Lake Havasu City, Arizona; seven grandchildren and two step grandchildren; six great grandchildren, with another on the way, and two step great grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters, Iris Williams of London, Arkansas and Wanda (Bob) Valley of Brandon, Iowa and brothers-in-law, Charlie Bellinger of Reynolds, IL and John Ferencik of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
In addition to her husband, Florence was preceded in death by sisters Laura Ferencik, and Lettie Bellinger and a brother Milo Lloyd.