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Elizabeth Bisiaux

April 5, 1929 August 15, 2014
Elizabeth Bisiaux
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PEORIA - Elizabeth “Beth” Yakoff Bisiaux, 85,of Peoria passed away peacefully from this life at 12:59 pm Friday, August 15, 2014, in Peoria. She was born on April 5, 1929, in Peoria at her family home to George and Mary Yakoff. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Arthur Bisiaux; her brothers, George Jr, Peter, and Frances (Frankie) Yakoff all of Peoria; her sisters, Mary Tucek and Margaret Ohl both of Peoria and a nephew John Farris. Elizabeth is survived by her two sisters, Kathryn Gryz of Chicago and Rosemary Farris of Peoria; and is an aunt to many. She is blessed to have a daughter, Cheryl Bisiaux Cummings, and her son in-law, Jeffrey Lowel Cummings, of Georgia. She is a Grandma-mar of two granddaughters, Natasha Krog Voorhees and husband, Donald Voorhees, of Tennessee and Tanesha Cummings Scarbrough and husband, Lee E Scarbrough III, of Georgia. She is a great-grandmother of five children, Stefan Sundberg and Michele Voorhees of Tennessee and Braxton, Jaden, and Sage Scarbrough of Georgia. Elizabeth and her husband, Arthur Bisiaux, owned Arts All American Body Shop in Peoria. Elizabeth graduated from St. Boniface and attended the Academy of Our Lady. She was a faithful parishioner with a “reserved back row seat” at St. Ann Catholic Church. Elizabeth was proud to be a Yakoff and true to her Hungarian and Yugoslavian heritage. She will always be remembered as dressing her part of the classy lady she was. Elizabeth was also known for her kindness and generosity. She was proud of her amazing baking talents she loved to cook and share her treats of pinch ups, mini pizza's and Hungarian cookies. She always had a cold sodie on hand to offer and enjoyed sitting on her front porch for over 53 years. A funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014, at St. Ann CatholicChurch. Fr. Terry Cassidy is officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Ann Catholic Church of Peoria. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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