PEORIA - Ellen Sons, 94, of Peoria passed away at 9:55 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka.
Ellen was born Jan. 6, 1920, in Hibbing, Minn., to Antonio and Victoria (Gioachinni) Caucci. She married Charles C. Sons on Jan. 22, 1949, in Hibbing, Minn. He preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 2010, in Eureka.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph, Louis and Peter Caucci.
She is survived by her son, Phillip C. Sons of Troy, Mich.
Ellen was a World War II Navy veteran, attaining the rank of Yeoman 2nd Class, stationed at U.S. Naval Ordinance Test Station.
She was member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, Catholic Women's League and the Martha group. She supported the Children's Home.
A funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Father Thomas Taylor will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Research.
Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www. wrightandsalmon.com.