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Lois B. Lipka

August 23, 1923 March 30, 2021
Lois B. Lipka
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Lois B. Lipka, age 97, passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 in Peoria at Proctor UnityPoint.
Lois was born on August 23, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, a daughter of Karle Steele and Elsie (Fraser) Boyer. She was engaged to Donald Willcoxen before he passed proudly serving his country in WWII. She later married John F. Lipka on November 22, 1945 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on August 9, 1999. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Marel Harayda and Wanda Carey.
Lois is survived by one daughter Mary Anne (Daniel) Pell of Naperville, IL and one son Robert J. (Becky) Lipka of Gastonia, NC, one brother William Boyer of Bradenton, FL, as well as five grandchildren Andrew and Matthew Pell, Stephanie Lipka, Theresa (Nathan) Hall and Sarah (Brent) Rivelle and three great-granddaughters, Addison and Piper Hall and Elena Rivelle.
Lois was a long-time member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and was very active in the parish. She participated in the church choir and the St. Thomas Quilting Group and enjoyed volunteering at the parish garage sale.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Resurrection Mausoleum Chapel in Peoria. Visitation will be half hour prior. Fr. Thomas Taylor will officiate and entombment will follow at Resurrection Mausoleum.
Memorials may be made to St. Thomas Catholic Church or Peoria Heights Public Library.
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9:30 AM 4/3/2021 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 4/3/2021 10:00:00 AM
Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum
7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

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Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

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