Updated: 2/18/20

Lorene Jean Van Est passed away Saturday, February 15th, peacefully at her home surrounded by family. She was born on October 27th, 1945 in Burlington, Iowa and was 74 years old.

She loved spending time with her family, sewing, and traveling. She always looked forward to riding down backroads and viewing the country. She loved and supported our military.

Visitation will be 11:00 to 1:00 Saturday, February 22nd, 2020, at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory.

A Memorial Service will follow at 1:00pm, Saturday, February 22nd, 2020, in the chapel of Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory.

She is preceded in death by her parents Kathryn and Bernard Young, daughter Sheila Van Est, Brother Mike Young, Granddaughter Cassandra Van Est, Great Granddaughter Kaisa Van Est, and aunt, Ruth Brownlee

She is survived by,

Husband, Joseph Paul Van Est of Pulaski

Son, Carl (Lisa) Herman of Colchester, IL

Daughter, Millissa (Patrick) Gilfillan of Prairie City, IL

Son, Christopher Herman of Montrose, Iowa

Son, David Van Est of Pulaski, TN

Son, Joseph (Patricia) Van Est Jr. of Houston, Texas

Daughter, LaShawn (James) Smith of Pulaski, Tn

Daughter, Candace (Patrick) Simmons of Pulaski, Tn

Brother, Jimmy Young of Iowa

Sister, Bernadine (Denny) Murphy of Iowa

Brother, Bobby (Sharon) Young of Iowa

Brother, Kirk Young of Kansas

Grandchildren, Karli Herman and Mathew Billingsley, Amanda and Elizabeth Gilfillan, Elijah, Colton, Dustin, Samantha, Michael, and Malyna Van Est, Devon Perrigan, Corey, Brandon, Sebastian, Alexendra, and Alexis Smith, Crystal Reese, Josh Young, Dillon and Michael Simmons.

6 Great-Grandchildren

Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory are in charge of arrangement for Lorene Jean Van Est.