Mary Turner

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PEORIA - Mary L. Turner, 97, of Peoria passed away at 7:48 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Liberty Village in Peoria.

She was born Dec. 28, 1916, in Peoria County to Fred O. and Wilhelmina (Mitchell) Mosher. She married Marion E. Turner in Peoria on March 1, 1940. He preceded her in death on July 29, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister.

Surviving are three daughters, Nancy Marshall, Judy Spain and Susan (Mark) Patton; two grandchildren, Michael (Michelle) Spain and Jeannie (Shawn) Goldring; eight great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She worked at Multi-Ad and Block & Kuhl in Peoria before retiring.

She was a former member of the Mothers Club at Golden Acres School and Woodrow Wilson School. She formerly attended Golden Gardens GARB Church in Peoria.

Mary was a breast cancer survivor and lived by herself. Up until this year, she still planted her own flowers.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Further visitation will be one hour before services Monday, June 16, 2014, at the chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel, with the Rev. Steve Weber officiating. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to breast cancer research at Illinois Cancer Care Foundation.

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Published in Peoria Journal Star from June 13 to June 14, 2014
Mary L Turner
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