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Anne K. Speck

March 4, 1949 February 10, 2021
Anne K. Speck
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PEORIA – Anne Speck, 71, of Peoria died at 11:10 am on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, MN.

Anne was born March 4, 1949 in Peoria to Donald F. and Lucille A. (Ruhaak) Scott. She married Gregory Speck on December 15, 1973 at St. Mark Catholic Church in Peoria.

She is survived by one daughter Katie (James) Knepper of Cascade, IA and two sons, Andrew (Rita) Speck and Timothy (Rebecca) Speck, both of Peoria. Survivors also include eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. In addition, she is survived by two sisters, Susan Scott and Margaret Scott of Peoria.

Anne’s parents preceded her in death.

Anne worked as an elementary teacher and a reading specialist in a number of schools. She was an avid reader who delighted in helping children learn the magic of books. Anne was also a history buff and enjoyed traveling.

A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, February 19, 2021 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Peoria with Msgr. Brian Brownsey and Fr. Charles Klamut officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at St. Mark’s with recitation of the Rosary at 5:45 PM. Additional visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:00 am on Friday morning before mass. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in West Peoria, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark Catholic School, which she attended and where she taught (711 N. Underhill, Peoria, IL 61606), or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

18

Feb

4:00 PM 2/18/2021 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 2/18/2021 6:00:00 PM
St. Mark Catholic Church

1113 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61606

St. Mark Catholic Church
1113 W Bradley Ave Peoria 61606 IL
United States

Visitation

Friday

19

Feb

10:30 AM 2/19/2021 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/19/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Mark Catholic Church

1113 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61606

St. Mark Catholic Church
1113 W Bradley Ave Peoria 61606 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

19

Feb

11:00 AM 2/19/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Mark Catholic Church

1113 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61606

St. Mark Catholic Church
1113 W Bradley Ave Peoria 61606 IL
United States
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