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Eileen S. Ketterer

January 19, 1922 August 20, 2010
Eileen S. Ketterer
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PEORIA-Eileen S. Ketterer, 88, of Normal and formerly of Peoria, passed away at 4:57 a.m. on Friday, August 20, 2010, at the McLean County Nursing Home. She was born on January 19, 1922, in Rossville, IL, to Emil and Sara Ruth Wilson Stufflebean. She married John T. Ketterer on April 27, 1946, in Philadelphia, PA. He passed away on February 18, 1990, in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Judson and Michael Stufflebean and one nephew, Keith Stufflebean. She is survived by two daughters, Catherine (Terry) Sprague of Normal and Patricia Murphy of Umatilla, Florida; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one nephew, David Stufflebean. Eileen was Deputy City Clerk in Peoria. She served during World War II in the Marine Corp. Reserve. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and Women’s Marine Corp. League. A Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 23, 2010 at Holy Family Church with Franciscan Friars officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the Mass at the church. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens, where Military Rites will be accorded. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Alzheimer’s Research. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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