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Dorothy M. Moushon

March 10, 1922 October 7, 2009
Dorothy M. Moushon
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PEORIA-Dorothy M. Moushon, 87, of Peoria, passed away at 7:10 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at Proctor Hospital. She was born on March 10, 1922 in Partridge Township, Woodford County, IL to Albert and Anna Waldschmidt Kirchgessner. She married R. Dean Moushon on September 18, 1943 in Peoria. He survives. She is also survived by three sons, Robert (Lynn) Moushon of Dunlap, Dennis (Debbie) Moushon of Washington, IL, and Terry (Kris) Moushon of Peoria; one daughter, Connie (Marty) Layer of Chillicothe, IL; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Gerald Kirchgessner of CA; two sisters, Sister Mary Dolores of Peoria and Mary Ann Peavler of Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by four brothers. She was employed at KEMBA Credit Union. Dorothy was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and very active in the Ladies Guild and Altar and Rosary Society. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2009 at St. Vincent de Paul Church with Msgr. Jason Gray officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary and 30 minutes before the Mass at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Church or Alzheimer’s Research. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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