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Lerene K. Stanley

September 22, 1919 January 13, 2007
Lerene K. Stanley
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PEORIA-Lerene K. Stanley, 87, of Peoria, passed away at 3:55 a.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2007 at Bel-Wood Nursing Home. Born on September 22, 1919 in Depue, IL to Benjamin and Catherine Davis Morris. She married Chester H. Stanley on June 7, 1947 in Peoria. He passed away on September 24, 1981 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Surviving are one daughter, Sherry (Rob) McCoy of Peoria; two sons, Richard (Ruth) Shurts of Glasford and James (Roseann) Shurts of Fairfield Bay, Arkansas; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren 1 great great-grandson; one brother, Kenneth (Rayona) Morris of Princeton; and one sister, Margaret (George) Berg of Morton. She was a custodian at Bradley University from 1971-1985. She was a member of the Illinois Women’s Bowling Association and Ladies of the Moose Lodge. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday January 17, 2007 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with Rev. Stephen Barch officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the services. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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