Mary DeVos

EAST PEORIA - Mary K. DeVos, 68, of East Peoria died at 1:38 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born on Jan. 25, 1945, in Rushville, Ill., to Challis and Virginia Taylor Warrington. She married Dan DeVos on Aug. 29, 1964, in Peoria. He survives.

Also surviving are her three children, Danelle (Steve) Reeves, Todd DeVos and Mike (Karey) DeVos, all of East Peoria; one sister, Sara Russell of Peoria; one brother, Larry (Judy) Warrington of Canton; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, Ernie Russell.

Mary worked as a certified nurses aide and was an activity director at Morton Terrace for 20 years. She also worked at OSF St. Clare Home in Peoria. She was always willing to help and care for others.

She was a Chicago Cubs fan and Los Angeles Dodgers fan and enjoyed bowling, fishing and shopping at garage sales and thrift shops.

A funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria. Pastor John Bunch will officiate. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the .

Mary's memorial website is available at, where condolences may also be sent to the family.

Funeral Home

Gary Deiters Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
444 E. Washington Street East Peoria, IL 61611

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Nov. 16, 2013