EAST PEORIA - Mary Ellen Malcome, 87, of East Peoria, formerly of Mackinaw, Ill., passed away at 7:12 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
She was born on Jan. 12, 1927, to Irvin F. and Lois (Shonk) Wyss in Mackinaw, Ill. She married Sherman L. Malcome in St. Louis, Mo. He died on May 29, 2002.
Surviving are three sons, Fred (Jeanette) Malcome of Metamora, Gerald (Reve) Malcome of Lowpoint, Ill., and Ron (Kay) Malcome of Chillicothe, Ill.; one daughter, Florence Hayse of Chillicothe, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; along with one brother, Irvin Wyss Jr. of Pekin, Ill.; and one sister, Shirley (Fred) Beshears of Springfield, Ill.
She was preceded in death by one son, Kevan Malcome; one brother; and one sister.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Mason Funeral Home, Metamora Chapel, with private graveside services to follow at 12:30 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery in Metamora.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
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