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Jessie J. Stokowski

July 1, 1932 November 10, 2008
Jessie J. Stokowski
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Obituary for Jessie J. Stokowski

PEORIA-Jessie J. Stokowski, 76, of Castle Rock, Colorado and formerly of Peoria, passed away at 5:55 p.m. on Monday, November 10, 2008 at Castle Rock Assisted Living Center. She was born on July 1, 1932 in Braidwood, IL to William A. and Jennie Marie Faletti Shaunnessy. She is survived by two daughters, Coletta (Don) Tosby of Castle Rock, CO and Cindy (Shawn) Kirwan of Deer Creek, IL; two sons, John (Lori) Adams of Deer Creek, IL and Steve Adams of Peoria; two grandchildren, Brianna Tosby and John Adams, Jr.; two sisters, Ellen (Gene) Rogers of Braidwood, IL and Wilma (Frank) Gaydos of Morton. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Richard Stokowski. She was a Secretary at Caterpillar, Inc. retiring in 1993. She was a member of the Elks Auxiliary of Peoria and a former member of Holy Family Catholic Church and formerly sang in St. Vincent de Paul Church Choir. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and also enjoyed music and dancing. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at Holy Family Church with Franciscan Friars officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m.on Monday 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 Catholic Charities. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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