Etta Astle

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PEORIA - Etta J. Astle, age 92, of Peoria, formerly of Mapleton, passed away on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at 12:20 p.m. at Liberty Village Manor Court in Peoria.

She was born on Dec. 22, 1920, in Mapleton to William and Irma (Bradley) Astle.

They preceded her in death, along with one brother, Joseph Astle.

Survivors include one nephew, Stephen Astle of Virginia; two great-nieces, Jamie (Jim) Holocker of Morton and Kristine Hornung of Peoria; and two great-nephews, Phillip Hornung of East Peoria and Christopher Hornung of Bartonville.

Etta was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Coast Guard. Following WWII she worked for Caterpillar Inc. for 25 years, retiring in 1984.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Peoria, where she taught Sunday school and helped cook in the kitchen.

She was an active volunteer in the Peoria area and she enjoyed traveling and spending time outside gardening.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to the Peoria Chapter.

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Published in Peoria Journal Star on Feb. 20, 2013
Etta J Astle
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