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MORTON - Lanie Katherine Riddle, 10, of Morton, went home to be with the Lord at 12:37 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, after a long and courageous journey.
She was born Nov. 10, 2005, in Peoria, to Jay and Darcy (Roecker) Riddle.
Surviving are her parents of Morton; two sisters, Kayci Riddle and Shelby Riddle, both of Morton; one brother, Jared (Jennifer) Weidman of Charlotte, N.C.; grandparents, Bill and Bonnie Roecker of McKinney, Texas, Joyce Riddle of Normal and Jerry and Shirley Riddle of Heyworth, Ill.; and one great grandmother, Evelyn Roberts of Bloomington.
Lanie would have been a fifth grader at Grundy Elementary School in Morton, where she was an honor roll student.
She loved spending time with family and friends, playing on her IPod, doing crafts and going on vacations. Lanie enjoyed church activities like children's choir and Grace Girls Club.
She attended Grace Church in Morton, where a funeral service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, at 10 a.m., with Pastor Glyn Knight officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, both at the church. Burial will be in Hirstein Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program.