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Lois I. Reese

August 29, 1925 August 1, 2012
Lois I. Reese
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PEORIA- Lois I. Reese, 86, of Peoria, passed away at 5:02 PM, Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Proctor Hospital. She was born in Peoria on August 29, 1925 a daughter of William and Lois (Charvat) Heidewald. She married Ralph D. Reese on October 9, 1948 in Peoria and he survives.
Others surviving are three daughters, Rebecca (Brian) Blackwell of Idaho Springs, CO, Patricia Crawford of Roanoke, VA, and Cynthia Janke of Peoria; three sons, Robert (Peggy) Reese of Peoria, Jeffrey (Jessica) Reese of Wheat Ridge, CO, and Richard (Ginger) Reese of St. Louis, MO; nine grandchildren, Andrew, Veronica, Nicki, Martha, Andrea, Stephanie, Andrea, Corey, and Olivia; two great-grandchildren, Isabella and Noah, and one on the way; one sister, Carol Anderson; and two brothers, John Heidewald and Chuck Heidewald.
Lois was preceded in death by a daughter Barbara Reese, and five sisters.
She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the Catholic Women’s League.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 AM, Monday, August 6, 2012 at St. Vincent de Paul Church with Rev. Donald Henderson officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 PM Sunday, August 5 at Wright Salmon Mortuary and 30 minutes prior to the Mass at church on Monday. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
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