Arlene Pirtle

FLANAGAN - Arlene L. Pirtle, 87, of Flanagan, formerly of Eureka, Ill., died at 7:20 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Flanagan Rehabilitation and Health Care.

Cremation rites were accorded, and inurnment will be at a later date in Fondulac Township Cemetery in East Peoria. Calvert-Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home in Flanagan is assisting the family with arrangements.

Arlene was born March 22, 1926, in Eureka, IIl., the daughter of Harry and Ruth Strickland Frye.

Surviving are one son, Leland (Gwynne) Pirtle of Benson; one sister, Edna Weber of East Peoria; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Michael; one daughter, Billie Fredrick; and three brothers.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Oct. 1, 2013