Mrs Eileen Rose Dennis, of Brookside, Ancaster, has died in Grantham Hospital following a short illness. She was 84.
Mrs Dennis was born near Algerkirk, Boston, Lincolnshire. She was the last of nine children to survive into adulthood.
In 1950 she married Ted. He predeceased her in 1998.
Mrs Dennis leaves five children, Martin, Janette, Mark, Joanne and Neil, and two grandchildren, Nola and Tristan.
She worked on local farms until her children were grown up then worked at Kempton’s in Grantham.
She enjoyed travel and taking holidays with her friends and family.
Mrs Dennis was an accomplished baker and a devoted mum.
The Rev Alan Littlewood conducted the funeral service at St Martin’s Church, Ancaster. Burial followed in Ancaster cemetery.
Family mourners included: Martin and Roberta Dennis, Janette and John Knight, Mark and Gill Dennis, Joanne Hather-Dennis and Mark Hibberd, Neil Dennis, Nola and Matt Beeson, Tristan and Anita Dennis. Kate and Neill Butters, Eve and Heather Butters, Jim Lyall, Margaret Counihan, Flo Ironmonger, Gwen Ironmonger, Nina Ironmonger, Jo Whitbrook and Frank Wright, Malcolm and Ann Elsey, David Elsey, Pam and Roy Tyler, Lorraine and Dick Marketti, Carlene and Tony Thompson, Jill and Eric Carr, Anne and Cliff Taylor, Irene and Paul Euerby, Colin and Liz Ironmonger, Margaret and Jim Franklin, Nigel and Jane Ironmonger, Shirley and Rick Croston, Daphne and Rob Kelby, Sarah and Phil Meadows, Pauline Ringham, Margaret Garner, Paul and Shirley Davidson, Nigel Counihan, Julie and Andrew Linehan, Ellie Linehan, and Colin and Linda Ironmonger.
Other mourners included: David and Pat Jeffery, Sue Lambert, Pat Hiley, James Hiley, Gloria and Geoff Cooley, Dave and Sheila Medhurst, Rob and Trish Lambley, Roger Bratton, John Dennis, Mark Blankley, John Stimpson, Nigel Cotterill, Iain Roberts, Michelle Gough, Heather Vickers, Joy Hall, John Crowther, Alan and Gilly Dennis, Denise Rayner, Karen Martucci, Royce Marshall, Nora Hancock, Lyn and Mary Jackson, Pat Munday, and Robin Moses.
Funeral arrangements were by Co-operative Funeralcare, Bridge End Road, Grantham.
Donations to be divided between the Stroke Association and the British Heart Foundation amount to £418 to date.