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Flora Anderson

EAST PEORIA - Flora M. Anderson, 90, of East Peoria passed away at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Rosewood Care Center in East Peoria.

She was born May 20, 1920, in Shelbyville, Tenn., to John and Laura (Napper) Parker. She married William Anderson. He preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 2007.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and siblings.

Surviving are her daughter, Darthey (Jack) Lukehart of Knoxville, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Flora (Randy) Gestrine of Washington, Ill., and Jack Lukehart of Redland, Calif.; great-granddaughter, Jacqueline Gestrine; and great-great-grandson, Noble Kajer.

Flora was co-owner of Anderson Tool and Cutter Grinding before retiring in 2008.

She attended Groveland Missionary Church.

One of her greatest joys in life was spending time with her family, especially Noble.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria, with the Rev. Stephen Lane officiating. Visitation will be one hour before services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria.

Memorials may be made to Zambia Bible College, c/o Groveland Missionary Church, P.O. Box 10, Groveland, IL 61535.

View her life story at www.RemmertFuneralHome.com.




Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 27, 2011
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