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Charlene Marie "Skip" Cravens

February 2, 1931 May 31, 2022
Charlene  Marie "Skip" Cravens
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Obituary for Charlene Marie "Skip" Cravens

Charlene Marie “Skip” Becker Cravens, 91, of West Peoria, passed away at 9:15 AM on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at her residence.

Skip was born February 2, 1931 in Peoria to Charles J. and Mary M. (Smithies) Becker. On April 26, 1952 she married Harry Cravens at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Peoria. He preceded her in death on June 23, 2012. They are survived by five children; Paul (Deb) of Oakley, CA, Ellen of Peoria, Mark (Pam) of Bartonville, John of Peoria, and Chris of Longmont, CO; and foster child Jim Geisler of Idaho; grandchildren Becky, Kristin, Carey, Tom, Kira, Tanner, Sarah, Ariana, and Ashley; and six great grandchildren, Austin, Branden, Elijiah, Khloe, Graysen and Addison, as well as five great-great grandchildren.
Skip attended the Academy of Our Lady in Peoria for three years, then attended her last year of high school in Fort Wayne, IN, graduating in 1948.

Skip and Harry were longtime members of St. Mark’s Catholic Church. Skip was a member of the Moss Bradley Residential Organization for many years. She loved the historical neighborhoods of Peoria, spending time in her flower gardens and her AOL and Spalding Institute friends.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 between the hours of 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 10:00 AM at St. Mark Catholic Church with an additional visitation one hour prior to mass. Msgr. Brian Brownsey will officiate, and burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in West Peoria.

Memorials in Skip’s memory may be made to St. Mark’s Catholic Church or Feeding America, www.feedingamerica.org.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

7

Jun

4:00 PM 6/7/2022 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/7/2022 6:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

8

Jun

9:00 AM 6/8/2022 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 6/8/2022 10:00:00 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

Wednesday

8

Jun

10:00 AM 6/8/2022 10:00:00 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

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary Cemetery Final Resting Place

421 N. Sterling Ave
West Peoria, IL 61604

421 N. Sterling Ave West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Mark Catholic Church

1113 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61606

Feeding America

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