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Gail Marie Shannon

April 6, 1938 July 31, 2022
Gail Marie Shannon
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Gail Marie Shannon, age 84, passed away at 12:37 AM on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at Hopedale Nursing Home.

Gail was born on April 6, 1938 to Jean Catherine Hughes in Rock Island, IL. She was preceded in death by her soulmate, Frances ”Bibe” Seketa, formerly of Groveland, IL.

Gail retired from the USDA Northern Regional Research Lab after 32 years of service as a Bio-Chemistry Research Technician. Ms. Shannon was a team member that won the highest civilian honor, The Distinguished Service Award for their scientific research in mycotoxins.

Animals and all of nature were her loves, as were her family, her friends and her faith.

Cremation Rites have been accorded and a private service and burial of ashes will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria, IL.

Memorials in Gail’s name may be made to TAPS in Pekin, IL.

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