PEKIN - Florence Janet Ewing, 85, of Pekin passed away at 9:05 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, at Pekin Hospital.
Born Oct. 23, 1928, in Attica, Ind., to Henry and Nettie (Redmond) Tobin, she married Guy Norman Ewing on July 1, 1950, in Danville. He died Aug. 2, 2005.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Norman Fred Ewing; one brother, Henry Tobin; and one sister, Kathleen Taber.
Surviving are one daughter, Kathleen (Dick) Bouris of El Paso; one son, Scott (Adriane) Ewing of Pekin; one daughter-in-law, Cindy Ewing of Peoria; five grandchildren, Keith Ewing, Joshua Ewing, Bradley (Kelly) Bouris, Anthony Lisenko and Sarah Lisenko; and two great-grandchildren, Braxton and Kenley.
Janet worked for ConRail for 13 years, retiring in 1991 as a clerk in Lansing.
Janet enjoyed playing bingo and reading. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and attending their activities.
Her memorial service was at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Visitation was from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Judy Doyle officiated.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
, 2501 Chatham Road, Suite 210, Springfield, IL 62704.
To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com.