Lorna Elizabeth Samuelson, nee Lightfoot, 73, of Woodstock, IL and former resident of McHenry, IL passed away on Sunday, Nov 6, 2016 in her home, Lorna was born on January 13, 1943. She is preceded in death by her parents; Loren S. Lightfoot and Elizabeth (Betty) Hults, in the early 60’s, she started a family and is survived by three sons, James M. Tackitt, Robert M. (Theresa) Tackitt, and Raime L. Tackitt, she married again on November 18, 1979 and is survived by her husband, Ronald I. Samuelson, together Lorna and Ron decided to be foster parents and fostered many children over a 14 year span. Giving four special babies a second chance on life, her and Ron legally adopted four boys; Michael, Jamil, DeMonte, and Justin Samuelson, Lorna was survived by two grandchildren, Jessica Tackitt and Michael Tackitt, she was a very kind hearted and peaceful person, she was always one to give people second chances and faithfully stood by her family, she will be dearly missed and never forgotten!
Visitation will be on Thursday, November 17, from 10:00 AM to 12 Noon at Symonds Lakes Funeral Home, 111 W Belvidere Rd. Grayslake IL, Chapel services at 12 Noon, interment will be held private at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL, for further information please contact the funeral home at 847-543-1080.