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PEORIA - Mary Ann Penman, 79, of Peoria, Ill., passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

Mary was born in St. Louis, Mo., on Jan. 13, 1935, to Elmer and Gertrude (Krawiecki) Robinson. She married William Penman on Sept. 18, 1955. He preceded her in death in November of 1995.

She is survived by her children, Glenn Penman of Peoria, Ill., and Julie (Don) Neckel of Peoria, Ill.; sister, Alberta Sue Van Norman of Windsor, N.C.; granddaughters, Jessica and Melissa Neckel of Peoria, Ill.; lifelong friend, Jenny Casey of Marquette Heights, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister, Emily Ready; and brother, John Kargol.

Mary worked for the Home Insurance Company for more than 10 years.

She loved to paint China dishes and lamps and was a member of the China Painters Guild. She enjoyed collecting figurine dolls, looking for unique antiques at garage sales and flea markets, and also planting flowers outside of her home.

Funeral services for Mary will be held at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. Pastor Karin Spaulding will officiate. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the services. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens.

Memorial donations in honor of Mary may be made to The or to the Peoria Humane Society.

To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit www.Davison-Fulton.com.

Published in Peoria Journal Star from July 13 to July 14, 2014
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