Cecelia Lillemon

Dec. 6, 1921-Jan. 14, 2021

Cecelia Lillemon, 99,

Minot, passed away on

Thursday, January 14,

2021 in a Minot nursing


Cecelia Ravnaas was

born on December 6,

1921, a daughter of

Ingvald and Olida (Ber-

vee) Ravnaas on the fami-

ly farm near Manfred, ND.

She began her education

in the Manfred School in

1928, and she graduated

from Fessenden High

School in 1940.

On December 23, 1943,

Cecelia was united in

marriage to Marvin Lil-

lemon, who was home on

leave from is military ser-

vice. They made their

home in Harvey, until

they moved to Velva,

where together they raised

their three children.

Cecelia also worked at

various stores in Velva,

including the V-Store and

the Velva Drug Store.

Marvin died November 4,

2004. Cecelia continued

to live in Minot, entering

a care facility in 2006, due

to a fall.

She was a member of

Bread of Life Lutheran

Church, Minot, and the

Velva American Legion


Cecelia is survived by:

Daughters: Linda (Jim

Hastings) Scott, Chey-

enne, WY, and Joyce

(Bob) Olson, Minot;

Six grandchildren:

Leiha, Roxanne, Nathan,

Kanon, David and Sara;

five great-grandchildren:

ten great-great grandchil-

dren; one sister: Inez

Burgstahler; several

nieces, nephews and

cousins also survive.

Cecelia was preceded

in death by: her parents,

son George, husband Mar-

vin, and seven siblings.

Visitation: Wednesday,

January 20, 2021 from

9:30 until service time at

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home Chapel, Minot

Funeral Service:

Wednesday, January 20,

2021 at 10:30 am at

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home Chapel, Minot

Those wishing to attend

the service via livestream

may do so on YouTube at




Burial: Sunset Memori-

al Gardens, Minot

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Minot