Lola Prowse Anliker, age 88, of Elgin, passed away peacefully after an extended illness at Advocate Sherman Hospital on July 21, 2020. Lola was born September 20, 1931 in Elgin to her loving parents, Andrew and Ethel Prowse (Pease).Lola was a graduate of Elgin High School.

Loved ones will remember her quiet demeanor and caring nature.

Her pride and joy were her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

In her free time, Lola enjoyed camping with her children, collecting antiques, baking, making candy and attending women’s groups at church.

Lola was preceded in death by her parents, sister Lois, husband Richard, son Dennis Hewitt, son in-law Bob Oswalt, and great grandson Wyatt Hewitt.

Lola is survived by her children, Dean (Colleen) Hewitt, Kathleen Oswalt, Gary (Pat) Hewitt, Candace (Gilbert) Doty, Michael (Cathy) Hewitt, Kevin (Sue) Hewitt, daughter in-law Mary Hewitt, 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Graveside Service will be conducted 11:00a.m. August 1, 2020 by the Rev. Dr. Kristopher Hewitt at Bluff City Cemetery, 945 Bluff City Blvd, Elgin IL, 60120. The gravesite is at the intersection of Dell and Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Players for Pits, Anderson Animal Shelter, First United Methodist Church – 216 E Highland, Elgin Il or your favorite pet rescue.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin IL 60120. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit

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