PEORIA - Barbara Ann Belt, 68, of Peoria passed away at 5:50 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Heartland in Peoria.
Barbara was born Jan. 27, 1946, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Edward and Elizabeth (Moltz) Bruen. They preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Pat and Marty Bruen; and a grandson, Nathaniel Belt.
She is survived by her daughters, Michelle (Greg) Jones of Creve Coeur and Katherine Belt of Peoria; two sons, Karl (Amy) Belt and Arthur (Jodi) Belt, both of Peoria; one grandson, Tristen; four granddaughters, Brittany, Sophie, Maddie and Laura; sisters, Moira (Joe) Hartley of Pekin and Donna Ward of Peoria; brothers, Greg (Glenda) Bruen, Jim (Diane) Bruen and Brian Bruen, all of Pekin; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff at Heartland and Comfort Plus Hospice for the wonderful care they provided to Barbara.
A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Holy Family Catholic Church. Franciscan Friars will officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior to the Mass at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded. Entombment of ashes will be in Resurrection Mausoleum at a later date.
Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church or the Peoria Cancer Center.
Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www. wrightandsalmon.com.