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Jean M. Korgie

May 25, 1930 October 1, 2008
Jean M. Korgie
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PEORIA-Jean M. Korgie, 78, of Peoria, passed away at 3:03 p.m. on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at Proctor Hospital. She was born on May 25, 1930 in Cherry, IL to Anton and Rose Baldini Demichelis. She married Leonard F. Korgie on November 28, 1953 in Cherry, IL. He survives. She is also survived by two daughters, Kimberly Korgie of Fayetteville, NC and Susan (Stephen) Henne of St. Charles, IL; and three grandchildren, Cassandra, David and Natalie. She was preceded in death by one son, David. Jean was a teacher and librarian throughout District 150, teaching at Calvin Coolidge for 35 years. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and its Women’s Guild. She also was a member of Illinois and Peoria Retired Teacher’s Association, Friends of the Library, Canine Companions for Independence and a supporter of The Children’s Home. Jean was a devoted wife, loving mother and adored her grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 6, 2008 at St. Vincent de Paul Church with Rev. Dustin Schultz officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with recitation of the rosary at 6:45 p.m. Additional visitation will be 30 minutes before the mass at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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