Eldora Vobroucek

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PEORIA - Eldora C. Vobroucek, 93, of Peoria died on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.

She was born on April 5, 1921, in Morton, Ill., the daughter of Carl F. and Anna (Reinken) Miller. She married Calvin A. Vobroucek on June 20, 1943, in Pekin, Ill., at St. John's Lutheran Church.

Surviving are her husband, Calvin A. Vobroucek; daughter, Suzanne (David) Ware of Pueblo, Colo.; son, Richard (Deborah) Vobroucek of Highland Mills, N.Y.; six grandchildren, Sean (Stephanie) Ware of Chicago, Ill., Stephanie Ware of Pueblo, Colo., Maria (Vincent) Zeoli of Washingtonville, N.Y., Cristina Vobroucek of White Plains, N.Y., Chad Vobroucek of Highland Mills, N.Y., and Dan Vobroucek of Highland Mills, N.Y.; eight great-grandchildren, Brielle, Alanna and Nadia Jackson of Pueblo, Colo., Isabella, Angelina, Elena and Ava Zeoli of Washingtonville, N.Y., and Caleb Vobroucek of Stratford, Conn.; one great-great-granddaughter, Caylee M. Vobroucek of Stratford, Conn.; a sister, Laurel (James) Sharp of Springfield, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Yale and Gene Miller; and one sister, Anita Miller Grooss.

Eldora graduated from Northwestern University in 1943 with a bachelor's degree in music education and belonged to Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority.

She was a member of Chapter GS of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Methodist Hospital Service League and United Presbyterian Church.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the United Presbyterian Church in Peoria. The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home, located at 428 W. McClure Ave., Peoria. Burial will take place in Roberts Cemetery in Morton.

Memorials may be made to United Presbyterian Church Choir Endowment or the in her name.


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Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home
428 West McClure Avenue Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 682-6616
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Published in Peoria Journal Star from May 11 to May 12, 2014
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