Maurita Irwin

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EAST PEORIA - Maurita J. Irwin, 82, of East Peoria passed away at 10:40 a.m. Monday, July 14, 2014, at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria.

She was born May 4, 1932, in Blue Mound, Ill., to Ralph L. and Opal L. (Moss) Irwin.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her aunt, Verna Webelhuth.

She was a graduate of East Peoria Community High School and Bradley University in Peoria.

Maurita worked at Szolds Inc. in Peoria for 28 years, retiring as vice president.

She was a member of Pleasant Hill Mennonite Church (presently CrossPoint Church) in East Peoria since 1967.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014, at CrossPoint Church in East Peoria, with the Rev. Dr. George Estel Hines officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Friday at the church. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Friends Creek Cemetery in Argenta, Ill.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to CrossPoint Church, 400 S. Pleasant Hill Road, East Peoria, IL 61611; to the Memorial Affiliate, 4700 N. University St., Suite 92, Peoria, IL 61614; or to a .

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Avenue Morton, IL 61550
(309) 263-7426
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Published in Peoria Journal Star from July 16 to July 17, 2014
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