Marian Allgaier

BARTONVILLE - Marian D. Allgaier, 91, of Bartonville passed away at 1:55 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at OSF Saint Clare Home with her family by her side.

She was born Nov. 3, 1919, in Altamont, Ill., to Oscar and Ethel (Smith) Wilmeth. She married Theodore "Ted" J. Allgaier on Nov. 20, 1942, in Bartonville. He died Dec. 1, 2002.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Tom; and two sisters, Bess and Maxine "Tink."

Surviving are her son, Ron W. Allgaier of East Peoria; daughter, Barbara L. Aper of Bartonville; two brothers, Robert (Jackie) Wilmeth of Indian Wells, Calif., and Del Wilmeth of Peoria, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Julie (Tom) Miller of Joliet, Ill., Janelle Aper of Bartonville, Jennifer Allgaier of East Peoria and Ryan Allgaier of East Peoria; and two great-grandchildren, Megan and Brook Miller, both of Joliet, Ill.

Marian worked as a loan officer for 25 years at Home Federal Savings and Loan before retiring in 1985.

She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Bartonville and its quilting group. She was an active member in the Femmes Unir Club for many years and a volunteer at Wildlife Prairie Park for 15 years.

Marian loved and lived for her family and the Lord.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at Bethel Lutheran Church. The Rev. Dr. Philip D. Lund will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel and one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Lutheran Church. Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.davisonfulton/bartonvillechapel.com.



Funeral Home

Davison-Fulton/Bartonville Chapel
1203 West Garfield Ave Bartonville, IL 616071748
(309) 688-5700

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Aug. 22, 2011